Saturday, October 25, 2008

New York Obituaries 10/25/08

  • Abbott, Isaac G. "Ike"

    ABBOTT - Isaac G. Ike October 22, 2008, of Eggertsville, NY, beloved husband of the late Ruth Abbott; loving father of Richard G. Abbott and the late Cynthia Boccabella; grandfather of Lauren, Jim and Renee Abbott, Daniel Boccabella and Christy Brown; great-grandfather of Madison Brown; father-in-law of Patricia Abbott and Daniel Boccabella; brother of Annabelle Baroody and the late Joseph, Abraham, Michael, John and Sam Abbott. Friends may call Saturday evening from 7-9 and Sunday from 5-8 PM at the LESTER…

    • Alden, Jennie Marcella

      • Angelone Jr., Frank D.

        Angelone, Frank D. Jr. "Shorty" Greece: October 23, 2008, at age 77, after a valiant battle with cancer. Predeceased by his wife, Helen (Castello) Angelone. Survived by his daughter &son-in-law, Lori &Mike Chaba; granddaughters, Lynelle Chaba, Michelle Chaba and Francesca "Frankie" Chaba; brothers and sisters, Joseph Angelone, Pat (Geri) Angelone of NC, Nancy Angelone, Henry (Sue) Angelone, Louise (George) Visco, Betty Ann (Joe) Padulo; sister-in-law, Mary Ann Pucillo;…

        • Antoinette Paternoster

          Antoinette Paternoster, 84, a longtime beloved resident of the Country Manor Adult Home, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday morning, October 18, 2008, in Mohawk Valley Nursing Home, Ilion. She was born on October 13, 1924, in Utica and received her education at the New York State School for the Deaf, Rome. For 32 years, Antoinette resided with the late Mary Jacopelle in Ilion before coming to the Country Manor. Antoinette was a devout Catholic and attended St. John’s Catholic Church, Newport. Even…

          • Arwitz, Bette (Fradin)

            ARWITZ - Bette (nee Fradin)October 22, 2008, wife of the late Bernard Red Arwitz; and Jack Taperman; beloved mother of Thala Taperman-Rolnick of Arizona and the late Helene Cukierman; mother-in-law ofDr. Jack (Ann) Cukierman; devoted grandmother of Jennifer (Jamie) Jackson, Robert (Rebecca) Cukierman and Rebecca (Philip) Utech; great-grandmother of Callie Cukierman; sister of Jack (Sonia) Fradin and the late Kenneth Fradin; sister-in-law of Brenda Fradin; also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great…

            • BETSY JO NICHOLS

              Betsy Jo Nichols, 42, formerly of Cohocton, entered into rest early Saturday afternoon (Oct. 18, 2008) at her home at 263 Canisteo St. in Hornell, after losing her courageous fight with cancer. Born in the Town of Urbana on Feb. 14, 1966, she was the daughter of Leon R. Wagner, who predeceased her on Nov. 14, 2003, and Joyce E. Murphy Wagner, who survives. Betsy graduated from Cohocton Central School where she was a member of the soccer team and served as a majorette and played the flute for the band. She…

              • Bailey, Richard (Featured Guest Book)

                • Bane, Gloria Ruth

                  Gloria Ruth Bane, 79, of Niagara Falls, died unexpectedly on her birthday, Wednesday, October 22, 2008 in Mt. St. Mary’s Hospital. Mrs. Bane was born October 22, 1929 in Niagara Falls, the daughter of the late Franklin and Dorothy (Tisdale) Dashineau, she graduated from Niagara Falls High School in 1947. She worked as a switchboard operator where she was known as “the voice of the Perm” at The Permanent Bank, now Key Bank, for 15 years prior to retiring as a customer service representative in 1992.…

                  • Barbara A. (Peterson) Wright

                    Barbara A. (Peterson) Wright, age 69 passed away on Thursday, October 16, 2008 at Johnston Memorial Hospital. Barb was born in Elmira, New York on September 19, 1939, daughter of Helen and Walter Peterson. She graduated from Campbell Central School and Alfred University. She was very giving and spent her time helping people and raising a family. She retired from Bristol Regional Speech and Hearing Center in 2001. Previously she had worked and volunteered for the Red Cross and was very active in her church.…

                    • Bauman, Donna M.

                      BAUMAN, Donna M. Age 67, of Waverly, NY, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, October 22, 2008, at ElderWood Health Care at Tioga, Waverly, NY. Donna was born in Waverly, NY on May 1, 1941, the daughter of the late Ruth Cooper Bennett Seidel and the late Melvin Bennett. Donna played the clarinet in the high school marching band and enjoyed playing the piano and singing. She was an avid painter and enjoyed watching her sons and grandsons play sports. Donna is survived by her sons, David (Laurie)…

                      • Beach, Richmond Collins

                        Beach, Richmond Collins Fairport: October 23, 2008. Survived by his loving wife, Margaret Kim; daughter, Christine (Dominic) Fekete; and son, Keith (Julie) Beach; 5 grandchildren, Emily, Olivia and Ethan Beach, Jacob and Chase Fekete; sister, Mary Lou Spencer; and many nieces &nephews. Calling hours, Monday, October 27, 4-7 at the Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home, Egypt location, 7501 Pittsford-Palmyra Rd., Fairport. Funeral Service, Tuesday, October 28, 5 PM at the First Congregational United Church of…

                        • Beauregard, Theresa C.

                          • Bennett, Leonard L.

                            • Bentley, Maybel C. (Williams)

                              BENTLEY - Mabel C. (Williams)October 24, 2008 of Springville, NY; wife of the late James E. Bentley; mother of Jack (Bernice) Bentley, Dona (Nicholas) Fetterick, and James A. (Camille) Bentley; also survived by nine grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren; sister of the late Howard, Helen, and Marvin Williams. Friends may call Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, Inc., 271 E. Main St., Springville, NY followed by funeral services Monday at 10:30.…

                              • Berke, Eleanor

                                BERKE - Eleanor N.October 23, 2008; beloved wife of the late Michael Berke of 64 years; devoted mother of Marcia Berke and the late Susan Lewis; loving grandmother of Sean and Lindsay McKearn, Daniel Lewis and Andrea (Chris) Corrigan; great-grandmother of Dylan; dear sister of Elaine Cheiffetz and Doreen Garron; also survived by nieces, nephews and many loving friends. Funeral Services will be held from Temple Beth Zion, 805 Delaware Ave., Sunday at 11:00 AM. No prior visitations. In lieu of flowers those…

                                • Bissonnette, Clarence A.

                                  PLATTSBURGH -- Clarence A. Bissonnette, 97, of Riley Avenue, Plattsburgh, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh., He was born in Redford, June 14, 1911, the son of Louis and Margaret (Perry) Bissonnette. When Clarence was a young boy his family moved to Dannemora where he later graduated from Dannemora High School in 1930. He moved from Dannemora in 1974 to his residence in Plattsburgh., Clarence was a locally known self-employed finish carpenter. He was an avid outdoorsman…

                                  • Borra Sr, Kenneth G.

                                    will be on Monday, October 27, from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at William F. Hogan Funeral Home, 135 Main Street, Highland Falls. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, October 28, at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 353 Main Street, Highland Falls, with Rev. Jack Arlotta officiating. Interment will follow in Eagle Valley Cemetery in the Town of Highlands. Funeral arrangements were made by William F. Hogan Funeral Home, Highland Falls; 845-446-2868.

                                    • Bowers, Mildred J. "Mid"

                                      Mildred J. "Mid" Bowers, age 91, passed away on October 10, 2008 in Miami, FL. Born on May 4, 1917 in Phoenix, NY, she was the daughter of the late James W. and Ernestine A. (Hill) Holgate.Mid was a former resident of Lockport, Olcott and Medina. She graduated from Medina High School in 1934. Mid had worked for E.I. DuPont, the Draft Board during WW II and Harrison Radiator in Lockport for many years. She married Robert M. Stowell in 1938, with whom she ran Stowell Orchards. She later married…

                                      • Brown, Vera M.

                                        may call SUNDAY from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 at the WATTENGEL Funeral Home, 307 Oliver St., North Tonawanda. Family and friends are invited to Funeral Services Monday at 11:00 AM from the First United Methodist Church, 65 Main Street, North Tonawanda. The Rev. Dr. Gregory Crispell will officiate. Interment will be in Elmlawn Cemetery, Town of Tonawanda. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church.On line guest registry at

                                        • Brown Jr., Howard E.

                                          • Bruer, Frederick E.

                                            • Buddenhagen, Lois Marie

                                              • Burke, Joseph Francis

                                                • Cady, Ernest S.

                                                  • Calabro, Joseph P.

                                                    Dongan Hills Virginia Funeral Chapel, 1707 Hylan Blvd. on Monday 9:00 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Holy Rosary Church 9:30 A.M. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Visiting hours Sunday 2-4, 7-9 P.M.

                                                  • Campbell, Madalyne L. (Hoelcle)

                                                    CAMPBELL - Madalyne L. (nee Hoelcle)October 18, 2008; wife of the late William J. Campbell Sr.; mother of Carole Buczkowski (Robert) of Omaha, NE, William J. Campbell Jr. (Margaret) and Maureen L. Rybak (late Ronald); grandmother of eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; sister of the late Marian Fimbel. Friends may call Sunday 7-9 PM at the DENGLER AND ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME, 2070 Eggert Rd., Amherst where funeral services will be held Monday morning at 10 AM.…

                                                    • Cappello, Julian

                                                      CAPPELLO - Julian October 23, 2008, husband of the late Mary (nee Germain); dear father of Julian (Sally) Cappello, Marlene (James) Drzewiecki, Michael (Cynthia) and the late Lucille and Sharon; loving grandfather of seven grand and 13 great-grandchildren; brother of Joseph (Inga) and the late Gerald (Eleanor); brother-in-law of Thelma Leonardi and Joseph (Betty) Germain; also survived by nieces and nephews. Visitation Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 at the PACER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2275 George Urban Blvd. (two blocks…

                                                      • Carter, Doris J.

                                                        KEESEVILLE ? Mrs. Doris J. Carter, 74, of Grove Street in Keeseville, passed away with her loving family by her side, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. She was born in Plattsburgh on Oct. 31, 1933., Doris was a graduate of Plattsburgh High School. She married Theodore Carter in 1955. She enjoyed bingo, fishing, cards and traveling., Doris is survived by seven children, Linda Carter of Hogansburg, Ken Carter and his fiancé, Jennifer Kirby of Keeseville, Karen Galarneau of…

                                                        • Catalanello, Anna

                                                          • Chmiel, Stanislaw "Stan"

                                                            • Chriss, Irene V.

                                                              • Clickner, Margaret E. "Maggie"

                                                                Clickner, Margaret E. "Maggie" Englewood, FL: Passed away Tuesday, October 21, 2008, at the age of 82. Predeceased by her husband, Jerry. Loving mother of Jerette (Mike) Dally, Joyce Gallant, Jerry (Joanne) Clickner and Kim (Debbie) Clickner, Beth (Dave) Saunders, Wendy (Doug) Phelps; also survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Contributions may be sent to Tidewell Hospice, 12033 N. Access Rd., Port Charlotte, FL, 33981.

                                                                • Colello, Eugene V.

                                                                  • Consuella FSSJ, Sister Mary (Stella Oleszkowicz)

                                                                    SISTER M. CONSUELLA, FSSJ (Stella Oleszkowicz)Of Hamburg, NY, October 23, 2008, daughter of the late Stanley and the late Pauline (nee Stanek) Oleszkowicz; sister of the late Stephen (Margaret) and Helen (late John) Beres; also survived by nephews and a niece. Mass of Christian Burial Monday at 9 AM from the Immaculate Conception Convent Chapel, 5286 South Park Ave., Hamburg. Interment in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 PM.…

                                                                    • Cooper, John W.

                                                                      COOPER, John W. "Daddy Cooper" Age 77 of Elmira, NY, went to be with the Lord on October 23, 2008, at Arnot Ogden Medical Center, with his loving family at his side. John is survived by his wife of 55 years, Betty L. (McClure) Cooper; sons, John D. Cooper and Kenneth L. Cooper; daughter, Mary Anne Cooper; granddaughters, Erin Colleen Cooper, Katelynn Marie Cooper, and Megan P. Cooper; brother and sister-in-law, Glenn and Lois Cooper; nieces, Sheri (Hal) Schrock, Kathy Browngardt, Karen (Steve)…

                                                                      • Coyle Jr., Robert R.

                                                                        Coyle, Robert R. Jr. Macedon, NY: Tuesday, October 21, 2008 after a long illness at age 69. He was born in Buffalo, NY on November 6, 1938 and was son of the late Robert &Beatrice Coyle. Loving father of Annette (Mark) Desmaris, Robert R. (Elena) Coyle III, Tracy Anne (Christopher) Cretelle, Dianne M. Coyle, Kim Stewart and Joseph Coyle; cherished grandfather of Rene, Mina, Alex, Nathan, Travis, Kevin, Christina, Anthony, Julia, Rachael, Tyler, Hayden, Liam and Collin; and great-grandfather of McKinley;…

                                                                        • Crawford, James W.

                                                                          CRAWFORD, James W. 86, entered into eternal rest at his winter residence at High Point Community, Brooksville, Florida, Thursday, October 23, 2008. Jim was born in Cameron Mills, NY, January 3, 1922 and was the son of William and Isabella Bastian Crawford. Jim lived most of his life in Cameron Mills, was a graduate of Addison High School and attended Alfred University for two years before joining the U.S. Air Force, serving in the Asian and Pacific Theatres during World War II. After his Honorable Discharge…

                                                                          • Darlak, Kenneth L.

                                                                            DARLAK - Kenneth L. October 22, 2008, father of Robin, Renee and Danielle; dear son of the late Leonard and Viola (Kumro) Darlak; loving brother of Joan (late Stanley) Mutka and the late Beverly Darlak; also survived by several nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation at the BUSZKA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2005 Clinton St. (corner South Ogden), Sunday from 2-7 PM at which time funeral services will be held. Mr. Darlak was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps. Online condolences,

                                                                            • DeAngelo Jr., Patrick J.

                                                                              and family can gather in the fireplace room of Covenant United Church of Christ, 4449 Main St., Gasport, NY 14067 to pay their respects to Pat and his family on Monday, October 27th between 4:30–6:30. Immediately following will be the Memorial Service. Visit for on-line guest register.

                                                                              • Dennis, George Vincent

                                                                                • Dennison, Anne

                                                                                  may call Sunday, 4-8 PM at the funeral chapel (1031 Ridge Road, Webster). A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, 10:30 AM at Holy Spirit Church, 1355 Hatch Road, Webster. Interment at Webster Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be directed to CURE Childhood Cancer Assoc., 200 Westfall Road, Rochester, NY 14620. To light a candle, visit: Anthony Funeral &Cremation Chapels 1031 Ridge Rd., Webster 872-6380

                                                                                  • Domres, Lois J. (Oetinger)

                                                                                    • Donaldson, David A.

                                                                                      DAVID A. DONALDSON, 64, of Malone, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008, at Fletcher Allen Healthcare Facility in Burlington, Vt., hours will be Monday, Oct. 27 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Spaulding Funeral Home of Malone. Services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be in Bangor Cemetery, Bangor, N.Y.

                                                                                      • Douglas Beebe

                                                                                        Douglas Beebe, loving husband, father, and a dear friend to all who knew him. Laverne  Douglas Beebe (Doug), age 77, passed away Thursday, Oct 16,  2008, of complications from cancer at his home in Clinton, Arkansas. Born in Corning, NY, August 10, 1931, to Harold and Helen Moore Beebe. Doug was the second of 7 children. He graduated from Northside High School in 1948 and worked as the produce manager at the Loblaws grocery store in Corning where he met and married Shirley Button on September 13, 1953.…

                                                                                        • Dowding, Jeanne (Pompo)

                                                                                          • Dyer, Betty J.

                                                                                            will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 25, 2008, at the Union Center Christian Church, Boswell Hill Road, Endicott. The Rev. Dr. John Hawco, senior pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in the Nanticoke Valley Cemetery. The family will receive family and friends at the Coleman &Daniels Funeral Home, Inc., 300 E. Main St., Endicott, on Friday, October 24, 2008, from 1-3 and 7-9. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make contributions to Union Center Christian Church; Glen Aubrey Baptist Church,…

                                                                                            • Egan, Mary K.

                                                                                              • Elaine O. “Peg” Leonard

                                                                                                Mrs. Elaine O. “Peg” Leonard, 86, of 15 Buchanan St., Ilion, passed away on Tuesday morning, Oct. 21, 2008, in Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare, New Hartford. She was born on Jan. 14, 1922, in Herkimer, daughter of the late John and Maude (Farmer) Geraghty and educated in Herkimer schools. She was united in marriage to Lynn Leonard on Feb. 23, 1946, in St. Francis de Sales Church, Herkimer. He passed away in 1970. Peg was last employed with MDS in Herkimer in the purchasing department. She was a member of…

                                                                                                • Esposito, Dorothy

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                                                                                                  • Farrell, Gail

                                                                                                  • Fitch, June Merrow

                                                                                                    • Fitzsimmons Sr., Robert

                                                                                                      • Foote, Daisy

                                                                                                        FOOTE, Daisy Age 93, formerly of Litchfield and Athens, passed away on Thursday, October 23, 2008, at Elderwood at Tioga. Friends and family may call on Monday, October 27, 2008, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home, Inc., 225 South Main Street, Athens, PA. Funeral Services will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Phil Jordan from Candor officiating.

                                                                                                        • Freunscht, Iva M.

                                                                                                          • Frost, Gertrude C.

                                                                                                            Gertrude C. Frost of Dryden Gertrude C. Frost, 81, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 23, 2008. She was predeceased by her husband, Elmer Frost. She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and Ronald Brewer, and Laurie and Craig Schutt; three sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Ann Frost, Gerald and Sharon Frost, and Robert and Melinda Frost; 11 grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and two sisters. Gertrude loved crocheting afghans and most of all cherished her family. At…

                                                                                                            • Galeski, Joan A.

                                                                                                              KEENE VALLEY -- Joan A. Galeski, 74, died peacefully Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008, at Fletcher Allen Hospital after a long struggle with scoliosis and COPD. She was born in Keene Valley, N.Y., June 27, 1934. She was the daughter of Alton Hudson and Ellen (Washbond) Hudson (both deceased) of Keene Valley., She is also predeceased by one brother, Tony Hudson of Keene Valley; one son, Martin Hebert of Keene; one daughter, Paulette Hebert of Houston, Texas., She is survived by husband Richard Galeski of Keene…

                                                                                                              • Galvin Sr., John R.

                                                                                                                GALVIN, John R. Sr. - Its been two long years. Remembering you on your birthday and how very much you are loved and missed. Love always,MARION AND CHILDREN,

                                                                                                                • Gange, Edward "Bill"

                                                                                                                  • Garbacz, Norma A.


                                                                                                                    • Gardner, Steven

                                                                                                                      GARDNER, Steven Steven B. Gardner, age 46, of Inverness, FL, died Wednesday, September 24, 2008, at the Hernando-Pasco Hospice Care Center in Inverness. Mr. Gardner was born in Corning, New York on September 17, 1962, and moved two years ago from Allenstown, New Hampshire. He was a retail manager for the T.J. Maxx store in Inverness. His enjoyments in life were reading, building model airplanes and watching movies. He loved playing in the pool and building Lego's with his son, David. He was a true…

                                                                                                                      • Geloff, Chris "Eatso"

                                                                                                                        • Giannuzzi, Aaron Michael

                                                                                                                          • Gifaldi, Angeline M.

                                                                                                                            Gifaldi, Angeline M. Holley: Passed peacefully on Tuesday, October 21, 2008, at age 84. A lifelong resident of Holley, Angie is survived by her loving husband, Americo (Chipper), brother Donald DiNicola, sons: David (Marita), Mark, Paul (Linda); grandchildren: Vanessa, Heather Scott (Kirk), Samantha, Adam, Gina, Brian; great-grandchildren: Ella and Ava Scott. The family is receiving friends and relatives on SATURDAY, October 25, 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. at ST. MARY's CHURCH in Holley. Her Mass of Christian…

                                                                                                                            • Glenn L. Bates

                                                                                                                              Glenn L. Bates, 86, of Bull Hill Road, died on Oct. 21, 2008, at his residence following a brief illness. Mr. Bates was born in Newport on Nov. 10, 1921, a son of the late Stanley and Arwellma (Klossner) Bates.  He received his education in local country schools and was married to the former Bertha Hill on June 20, 1942, in Waterville. Glenn was inducted in the U.S. Army in September of 1942 where he served with the 286th Field Artillery Battalion during WorldWar II. He was honorably discharged in November…

                                                                                                                              • Goca, Paul T.

                                                                                                                                • Gonzalez, Juan Trujillo

                                                                                                                                  will take place today, Saturday, October 25, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Colonial Memorial Funeral Home, 396 State Route 52, Woodbourne, NY 12788. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. on Sunday, October 26, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Rock Ridge Cemetery, Monticello, NY. Arrangements are under the direction of Colonial Memorial Funeral Home, for further info. please call 845-434-7363 or visit our website at

                                                                                                                                  • Granger, Nancy

                                                                                                                                    Nancy Granger of Binghamton Nancy Granger, 79, of Binghamton, died at the James G. Johnston Nursing Home in Johnson City on October 06, 2008. She was born July 27, 1929 in Rochester, N.Y., and moved to the Binghamton area in 1939 with her parents, Harold J. Granger and Virginia Adams Granger, both deceased, and her sister. She is survived by that sister and brother-in-law, Sally G. and John E. Perry, Nashville, Tenn.; nephews, Thomas G. and Judith M. Perry, Atlanta, Ga., and Ross G. and Diane H. Perry,…

                                                                                                                                    • Greene, Muriel M.

                                                                                                                                      Muriel M. Greene formerly of Binghamton Muriel M. Greene (nee Maines), 81, a resident of Pawleys Island, S.C., and beloved wife of 55 years of the late C. Frank Greene, passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2008, following an illness. Born January 21, 1927 in Binghamton, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Walter and Lucille Maines. Survivors include three sons, John Greene, Baltimore, Md., James Greene, Elizaville, N.Y., Jay Greene, Buford, Ga.; four grandchildren, Jennifer, Naomi, Vaughn and C. Keaton;…

                                                                                                                                      • Guerin, Henry C.

                                                                                                                                        MORRISONVILLE —Mr. Henry C. Guerin, 82, of Route 22B in Morrisonville, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh., He was born in Altona on Feb. 2, 1926, the son of Wilfred and Flossie (King) Guerin Jr., He graduated from Altona High School in 1943 and went to work for the pie plate division at Diamond International in 1945. In July of 1950, he began working for L.H. Buck Co. and retired as general manager and industrial sales rep. in November of 1987., He married the…

                                                                                                                                        • Gullo, Petrina "Pat"

                                                                                                                                          Gullo, Petrina "Pat" (Villa) Rochester: Suddenly, after a brief illness, October 23, 2008. Survived by her husband, Christopher; sister-in-law, Grace Gullo; brothers and sisters-in-law, Sam (Nellie) Villa, Tony (Pat) Villa of FL, Cecilia Roberts of CA.; special nieces and nephews, Jeanie (Leonard) Carneaboci and Linda Carneaboci; other nieces, Marie, Patricia, Rosemary, Elaine, Annette, Frances and Marlene; many other nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews; cousins, Patricia Combattelli and…

                                                                                                                                          • HELEN M. QUANZ

                                                                                                                                            Helen M. Quanz, 86, passed away late Thursday evening (Oct. 23, 2008) at McAuley Manor in Hornell, where she has resided the past couple of years. Helen’s family and friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 W. Naples St., Wayland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph’s Church in Wayland. Helen’s complete obituary will appear in the Sunday Spectator. 

                                                                                                                                            • Halleran II, Robert P.

                                                                                                                                              Halleran, Robert P. II Farmington: October 22, 2008. Survived by loving wife of 39 years, Ellen; daughters, Sandra &Janet; parents, Robert Sr. and Donna Halleran; sister, Diane Lytle. Predeceased by sister, Carol Blythe. Calling hours, Sunday 3:00-7:00 at the Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home, Egypt location, 7501 Pittsford Palmyra Rd., Fairport (Rte. 31). Funeral Service, Monday 1:00 PM at St. John's Lutheran Church, 153 Church Avenue, Farmington (Pumpkin Hook). Entombment, White Haven. In lieu of…

                                                                                                                                              • Harkins, Jean H. (Lanigan)

                                                                                                                                                • Hauser-Reid, Dorothy

                                                                                                                                                  • Heins, Norman P.

                                                                                                                                                  • Herne, Barbara

                                                                                                                                                    • Hickey, Frances G.

                                                                                                                                                      Frances G. Hickey, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2008, in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Niagara Falls, NY on August 21, 1939, the daughter of the late Michael J. and Ann Marie (Profeta) Hickey. Frances graduated from St. Mary's High School and was a dental assistant for many years.She is survived by one brother, Francis X. (Frances) Hickey; three sisters, Penny (Tom) Hibbard, Judith (Dennis) Long and Maureen (Peter) Tarrant; also 13 nieces and…

                                                                                                                                                      • Hobbs, Richard "Rick"

                                                                                                                                                        • Hopkins, Dorothy

                                                                                                                                                          may call Sunday 7-9 PM at the church. Ref: Joseph E. Hall Funeral Home

                                                                                                                                                          • Horn, Joseph Thomas

                                                                                                                                                            • Hubbard, George E.

                                                                                                                                                              • Hughes, Elaine J. (Bernas)

                                                                                                                                                                HUGHES - Elaine J. (nee Bernas)October 23, 2008 of Lackawanna, NY; beloved wife of the late John P. Jack; dearest mother of Mary Ellen (Fred) Palumbo and Carol A. Fronczak; grandmother of John A. and Matthew D. Palumbo, Brenda M. Persico and David R. Fronczak; daughter of the late Martin and Frances (nee Glab) Bernas; sister of the late Charlotte, Frances (late Anthony) Iafallo, Margaret, Henry (late Alice), Adam, Benedict (late Sally), Thaddeus Ted and Thomas Dave (late Laura); also survived by nieces and…

                                                                                                                                                                • JEAN E. KERNAN (DOORLEY)

                                                                                                                                                                  Jean E. Kernan (Doorley), 77, passed away on Tuesday (Oct. 21, 2008) at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. Jean was born in Morristown, N.J. and moved to the Hornell/Canisteo area as a child. She was a current resident of Albion. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Keith E. Kernan; four daughters, Carole (Jeff) Mitchell, Lee Anne (Jamie) Jedamski, Sharon (Matt) Sugar and Kathryn (Steve) Harling, all of the Albion area; five sons, Keith (Peggy) of Salem, Ore., William (Pam) of Waterbury, Vt., and…

                                                                                                                                                                  • James R. Stein

                                                                                                                                                                    James R. Stein, 60, of 29 Stevens St., died Saturday (Oct. 18, 2008) in Jones Memorial Hospital unexpectedly. He was born April 23, 1948, in Wellsville, the son of Royden W. and Jane Gavitt Stein. In Wellsville, on Sept. 22, 1973, he was married to Stephanie Erwin, who survives him. A lifelong resident of Wellsville, he was a 1966 graduate of Wellsville High School and in 1970 was a graduate of Syracuse University with a major in Elementary Education mathematics. While at Syracuse, he was a member of the…

                                                                                                                                                                    • James W. Crawford

                                                                                                                                                                      James W. Crawford, 86, entered into eternal rest at his winter residence at High Point Community, Brooksville, Florida, Thursday, October 23, 2008. Jim was born in Cameron Mills, NY, January 3, 1922 and was the son of William & Isabella Bastian Crawford. Jim lived most of his life in Cameron Mills, was a graduate of Addison High School and attended Alfred University for two years before joining the U.S. Air Force, serving in the Asian & Pacific Theatres during World War II. After his Honorable…

                                                                                                                                                                      • Jeffries, Jean T.

                                                                                                                                                                        • KENNETH MILTON

                                                                                                                                                                          Kenneth Milton, 68, passed away Tuesday (Oct. 21, 2008) at Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville. Kenneth was born March 16, 1940 in Hornell, a son of the late Andrew and Cora (Marston) Milton. Ken was a resident of the Cohocton IRA Home for many years and most recently he lived at the Cedar Manor IRA home in Dansville. Ken enjoyed watching and helping the maintenance workers at his homes, where he was affectionally known as a maintenance assistant. Ken is survived by his loving friend and advocate, Tina…

                                                                                                                                                                          • Kelly, Patricia Barbara

                                                                                                                                                                            may call (TODAY), Saturday, October 25, from 10 am to 12 pm at the Merton H. Kays Funeral Home, Inc. 59 Monroe Street, Honeoye Falls. Burial, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Cancer Research Institute, One Exchange Plaza, 55 Broadway, Suite 1802, New York, NY 10006, or to the Veterans Outreach Center, 758 South Ave., Rochester, NY 14620. 624-1120

                                                                                                                                                                            • Kennedy, Irene

                                                                                                                                                                              WALTON _ Graveside services will be held in Walton Cemetery at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 27, for Mrs. Irene Kennedy of Walton, who passed away on May 16, 2008. Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting

                                                                                                                                                                              • Kernan, Jean E.

                                                                                                                                                                                The family of Jean E. Kernan (Doorley), age 77, announces her passing on Tuesday, October 21, 2008 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY. Jean was born in Morristown, NJ and moved to the Hornell/Canisteo area as a child. She was a current resident of Albion, NY.She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Keith E. Kernan, and immediate family of four daughters, Carole (Jeff) Mitchell, Lee Anne (Jamie) Jedamski, Sharon (Matt) Sugar and Kathryn (Steve) Harling, all of the Albion area; and five sons,…

                                                                                                                                                                                • Kingsley, Jean H.

                                                                                                                                                                                  may call Monday, October 27, 2008 from 7-9 pm and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Merton H. Kays Funeral Home, Inc., 59 Monroe Street, Honeoye Falls. Her funeral service will be held Wednesday, October 29 at 10 am at the Rush United Methodist Church, 6200 Rush-Lima Road. Burial Boughton Hill Cemetery, Victor. Memorials may be directed to the Rush UMC, 6200 Rush-Lima Road, Rush, NY 14543. 624-1120

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kless, James M.

                                                                                                                                                                                    will be held on Saturday, October 25 and Sunday, October 26, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Flynn Funeral & Cremation Memorial Centers, 139 Stage Rd., Monroe, NY. A Funeral Mass will be offered on Monday, October 27, at 10 a.m. at St. Columba R.C. Church, 29 High St., Chester, NY, with Fr. John Bonnici officiating. Burial with full Military Honors will follow at Orange County Veterans Cemetery, 111 Craigville Rd., Goshen, NY. Memorial contributions in Jim's name to the New York City Firefighters Burn…

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Knaus, Alice E. "Ma Knaus" (Weston)

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Kohl, Shirley M.

                                                                                                                                                                                        hours will be held on Sunday, October 26, from 5-7 p.m. at the Lippincott Funeral Chapel, Inc., 107 Murray Ave., Goshen, NY. Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 27, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Orange County Veterans Cemetery, Goshen, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sawgrass Nature Center and Wildlife Hospital, 3000 Sportsplex Dr., Coral Springs, FL 33065. Arrangements by Lippincott Funeral Chapel, Inc., Goshen; 845-294-5311.

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Kowalski, Edgar

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Krug, Bri

                                                                                                                                                                                            KRUG, Bri -You are always in our thoughts. Forever in our hearts. We love you, Bri. Deeply missed, DAD, MOM, KELLY, LYNN, BOB, MAGGIE AND MARC,

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Krug, Brian

                                                                                                                                                                                              KRUG, Brian -You are forever in our thoughts, the kids hold you close in their hearts. Love, AUNT ANNE &UNCLE TONY, MERLA &SAM I AM &BRI,

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Lankes, George A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                • LeRoy, Alfred T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Lee, Kimberly A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Lee, Kimberly A. (nee Wolfe) Wayne, PA: Age 35, of Wayne, PA; dear wife of Ryan K. Lee; loving mother of Brandon K. and Ethan R. Lee; daughter of Gary R. and Roberta A. (nee Schultz) Wolfe; sister of Gary M. (Jacqueline), Kenneth W. (Cathy) and Michael J. Wolfe; daughter-in-law of Raymond and Kathleen Lee and sister-in-law, of Karen (Jeff Campione) Lee; also survived by her nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to her Mass of Christian Burial Mon., Oct.27th, 10 A.M., Church of the Cathedral…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • LoVullo, Michael A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Lundy, Phyllis W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, on Sunday, October 26, 2008, from 4 - 5:30 p.m. Funeral Services honoring her life will follow at 5:30 p.m. with Pastor Abigail Hoffman officiating. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Tanglewood Nature Center, 443 Coleman Ave., Elmira, NY 14905 or to Bethany Lutheran Church, 256 South Walnut St., Elmira, NY 14904. A "Candle of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Lyttle, Thomas J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • MATHEW A. STEPHENS

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mathew Anthony Stephens, 23, formerly of Hornell, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday (Oct. 21, 2008) at his home in Rochester. Born in Hornell on July 4, 1985, he was the son of William and Yvonne Stephens Clark. A graduate of Hornell High School, class of 2003, Mat attended Finger Lakes Community College and had been employed in the Nutrition Services Department of St. James Mercy Hospital in Hornell. He enjoyed spending time playing online computer games and X-box as well as listening to music and watching…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Marie H. Gargiulo

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Marie H. Gargiulo, 68, of Downey Avenue, East Herkimer, passed away early Tuesday morning, October 21, 2008, peacefully in the comfort of her home. She was born on February 7, 1940, in Little Falls, daughter of the late Adam and Molly (Vezza) Gargiulo. Besides her parents, she was also predeceased by her sister, Joan Cassella, on July 5, 2006. Survivors include her nephews and nieces, Rick Cassella and wife, Kim, of Elkhart, Ind., Frank Cassella of Elkhart, Ind., and Jim Cassella, also of Elkhart, Ind.; and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Marie J. (York) Stankiewicz

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Marie J. (York) Stankiewicz, age 88, of 234 Chicory Ridge, Rochester, formerly of 8708 Main St. Campbell, died Wednesday, October 22, 2008 at Hildebrandt Hospice Center, Rochester. Marie was born February 19, 1920 at Groton, Ct. the daughter of the late Arthur and Mary (Stiles) Hibbard. Marie was married to Chester Stankiewicz who predeceased her in 1994. Marie graduated from Binghamton Central School in 1938. Marie's life was dedicated to operating her store, the Campbell Merchandise Mart in Campbell…

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Marrano, Steven A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                MARRANO - Steven A. October 22, 2008, beloved son of Marti and Paul A.; dear brother of Nick and Caitlin; grandson of Lois (late Anthony) Marrano and Elizabeth (late Steve) Kovats; also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends may call Sunday only 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DENGLER &ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME, 3000 Delaware Ave., Kenmore. Friends are invited to attend a funeral service Monday from the Kenmore United Methodist Church, 32 Landers Rd., Kenmore at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Maynard, Helen L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Helen L. Maynard, of Medina, passed away early Thursday morning, October 23, 2008 at Rochester General Hospital. Mrs. Maynard was born in Albion, September 2, 1930, a daughter of the late Sumner and Thelma (Payne) Sanford. On August 16, 1947, she married Francis Maynard in Albion and they were long time area residents.She was a self employed hairdresser for many years; loved to play the organ, crochet, knit, cook and bake; and was a wonderful mother, grandmother and great grandmother. An active member of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • McCabe, Mary "Maud"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    McCABE - Mary Maud Formerly of Kilnaleck, Co. Cavan, Ireland. Maud died on October 23, 2008. Daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (nee OConnell) McCabe. Friends may call on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Cleveland Hill Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC. 569 Cleveland Drive, where Funeral Services will be held on Monday at 8:45 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial Celebrated from Infant of Prague Church at 9:30 AM. Friends invited. On-line guest register at,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • McGough, Timothy P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      McGOUGH, Timothy P. - Happy 50th Birthday.We love and miss you very much.Heres to ya!Love,YOUR FAMILY,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • McSherry, Philip

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Miller, Ruth M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MOOERS FORKS —Ruth M. Miller, 88, of the Miller Road, Mooers Forks, joined her husband and daughter Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh, surrounded by her loving family., Ruth was born in Mooers, Nov. 29, 1919, the daughter of Philip and Emma (Pigeon) Gokey., She was a 1937 graduate of Mooers Central School.She continued her education at Our Lady of Victory in Plattsburgh. Ruth married Rudolph H. Miller Sr., Sept. 4, 1941, at St. Ann's Church in Mooers Forks.He…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Mole, James A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            MOLE - James A. Revision to calling hours. 10:00 AM-1:00 PM today at the Believers in Christ Church, 88 Arthur St., Blasdell. Funeral to follow at 1:00 PM in the church.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Moynihan, Donald R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Mullen, Francis J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Murphy, Rev. Lawrence

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Murphy, Rev. Lawrence Greece: Reverend Lawrence Vincent Murphy, who served the people of the Diocese of Rochester for more than fifty years, died on Wednesday, October 22nd at the age of 77. Fr. Murphy is predeceased by his parents, Vincent and Susan Murphy. He is survived by his brother priests and beloved parishioners. Father Murphy served in many roles including as pastor of the Church of the Resurrection, Holy Rosary and Most Precious Blood, and in retirement at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Many were…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • NORMA J. ROBINSON

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Norma J. Robinson, 79, of 5331 Purdy Creek Rd., passed away Thursday (Oct. 23, 2008) her home, surrounded by her family. Born in Hartsville, June 12, 1929, a daughter of Walter D. and Mildred Rowe Amidon, she had resided in the Hartsville area all her life. She was a graduate of Canisteo Central School, Class of 1948, she had been employed at the former Sears Store in Hornell in the catalog center, was a secretary for Farmers Co-Op, was employed at the former June’s Creamery and the Hornell Gardens. She…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Naples, Anita L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      NAPLES - Anita L. October 24, 2008, survived by husband, Donald; children, Michael (Shelley), Michele and Marcy Naples; mother, Mabel Bowers; seven grand; two great-grand; brother, Alan (Rose) Bowers and sister, Lois (Richard) Westburg; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM from MENTLEY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 105 East Main St., Gowanda where Funeral Services will be held Monday at 11 AM. Burial in Jolls Cemetery.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Naru, Robert Benjamin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        will be held on Monday, October 27, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Brigham Funeral Chapel, Edmore, MI. Rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. and also on Tuesday at church one hour before Mass begins. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 28 at St. Margaret Mary's Catholic Church, Edmore, MI, with Father A. Britto as the celebrant. Interment will be in Vinewood Cemetery, Edmore, MI beside his wife Marguerite. Memorial contributions may be made in Bob's name to Hospice of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Naslund, Janet

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Janet Naslund, formerly Janet Loftus, died in St. Petersburg, FL on October 16, 2008. Janet was born on February 22, 1926, in Lockport, NY, the daughter of the late Anna Beebe Reynolds Loftus and Howard Loftus.Janet attended Wilson High School, Greenbrier College, William Smith College and Niagara University, receiving a B.A. in English Literature and later an M.A. in Guidance Counseling. She loved the water, music, gardening, animals, children and helping people.Janet is survived by several siblings, James…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Nastro, Michael R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Neal, Seward

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Nicholas Jr., William A. "Billy"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                NICHOLAS - William A. Jr. Billy Of South Buffalo, NY, October 23, 2008; beloved husband of Amy (nee Krempa); loving father of Deandra Krempa, Jaime Glass, Caroline Nicholas and Alexander Nicholas; dearest son of William A., Sr. and Anne (nee Riedy) Nicholas; brother of Lynn Nicholas Norris and Daniel (Lisa) Nicholas; also survived by many nieces and nephews. No prior visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to a service of rememberance on Saturday, October 25, 2008 at 1 PM at Orchard Park American…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Nuara, Samuel

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  NUARA, Samuel - Remembering our dad on the fifth anniversary of his passing. Gone, but never forgotten.Missed and loved by,YOUR FAMILY,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Orville ‘Whitey’ Ferguson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mr. Orville “Whitey” Ferguson, 67, of 5765 State Highway 29, St. Johnsville, owner and operator of Whitey’s Variety Store in Lassellsville, died unexpectedly Tuesday, October 21, 2008, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville, after being stricken at his home. Whitey, as he was known, was born in Albany on January 5, 1941, the son of Eva Ferguson, and was educated in Oppenheim schools. His marriage to the former Carol May took place on October 27, 1962, in St. Johnsville. They would have celebrated…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Oscar F. Day

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mr. Oscar F. Day, 68, currently of London Towers, Ilion, a longtime Utican, passed away on Friday morning, October 24, 2008 in St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Utica following a brief illness. He was born on August 10, 1940 in Syracuse, son of the late Arvine and Fara (Foster) Day and educated in Syracuse schools. He resided in Utica before coming to Ilion three weeks ago. On August 10, 1984, he was united in marriage to Carol Ann DeCarlo in Utica; a union of 24 years. Oscar was formerly employed by…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Parker Sr., Ronald J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Pasquarella, Louis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PASQUARELLA, Louis - Gramps, its been 35 years and you are still greatly missed.Love,ROGER,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Peluso, Mildred (Resanovich)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be held Monday at 10 AM at St. John Vianney Church. No prior visitation. Entombment at Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Hospice Buffalo Inc. Arrangements by JAMES W. CANNAN FUNERAL HOME INC. Online register book at,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Perkins, April

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            APRIL PERKINS, 59, of Silver Lake Road in Clayburg, N.Y., died Friday, Oct. 24, 2008, at her residence., Arrangements were incomplete Friday evening and have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home, 3 Park Row in Cadyville. A full obituary will appear in the Sunday Press-Republican., Online condolences and memorial donations may be offered at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Petrella, Eugene

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PETRELLA, Eugene -Six years ago today. So many pleasant memories of so many happy years, bring comfort to us in our grief and wipe away our fears. We must lift up our hearts, thankful for all your love. Thankful you are with God, joyful in heaven above.SADLY MISSED BY WIFE CAREN,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Placek, Helen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Prescott, Mary Jane

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Quail, Clarence F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home &Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Sunday, October 26, 2008, between the hours of 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will take place Monday morning at 10 a.m. at the funeral home followed by graveside services in Woodlawn Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Quanz, Helen M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Quanz, Helen M. Wayland: Quanz, Helen, 86, passed away 10/23/2008. Predeceased by husband, Walter L. Quanz, 1995; siblings, Alfred &Arnold Ernst, Louis Erbach, and Mildred Gaesser. Survived by children, Ellen Theresa Stephens, Wayland, (son-in-law, Rod Stephens, Canisteo), Walter "Thomas" (Paula) Quanz, Wayland, Reverend Paul Quanz, CSB, Merriville, IN; Michael (Debbie Snyder), SC, Daniel (Sandy) Snyder, Alaska, Lorraine Zuris (George Waite) Cohocton; 11 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren;…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • ROSE M. PARLAVECCHIO

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Rose M. Parlavecchio of 62 Oak St., died this morning (Oct. 24, 2008) at McAuley Manor in North Hornell, where she had resided for the past two months. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Rapalee, Mary Ellen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Service for Mary Ellen on Monday, October 27, 2008, at 2:30 p.m. in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Alpine, NY, Rev. Sheila Price officiating. Donations may be made to Lutheran Hospice, 218A Trade Street, Greer, SC 29652.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Reepmeyer, James M.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Rehak, Paul

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads, on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2008, from 11:00-1:00 p.m. where his service will take place at the conclusion of calling hours at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. David Martin officiating. Interment to follow in Hilltop Cemetery where Military Honors will be accorded.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Reisner, Raymond E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Relyea, Gerald J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Ricciuti, Josephine

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Rich, Matthew Charles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        RICH, Matthew Charles Memorial contributions in memory of Matthew Rich, 22, of Horseheads, formerly of Ithaca, who died October 19, 2008, may be made to the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund, 825 College Blvd., Suite 102, PMB 609, Oceanside, CA 92057

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Rising, Bert E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BEVERLY HILLS, FLA. -- Bert E. Rising, 92, of Beverly Hills, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008, at Hospice House of Lecanto. Born Jan. 21, 1916, in Thurston, N.Y., and moved to Beverly Hills in 1978 from Plattsburgh, N.Y., Bert was a retired assistant financial manager for Municipality Lighting, City of Plattsburgh, and a member of the Beverly Hills Community Church of Beverly Hills and Inverness Lodge., Predeceased by his daughter, Sandra Pickersgill., Survived by his wife of 67 years, Naomi (Hobbs) Rising of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Ristau, Frederick

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Ritchie, Ruth

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              may call at the James R. Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Rd. at Howard Rd., Monday, 4-7 pm. A Graveside Service will be held Tuesday, 11 am at Grove Place Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Unity Health Dialysis Long Pond Unit, 1560 Long Pond Rd., Rochester, NY 14626.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Robert Charles Tuller

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Robert Charles Tuller, 76, of 40 West Main St., Mohawk, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008, at St. Luke’s Medical Center. He was born July 31, 1932, in Utica, N.Y., the son of the late Robert and Catherine Hoke Tuller, and received his education in area schools. Mr. Tuller was employed with Univac, retiring several years ago. Mr. Tuller was of the Catholic faith and enjoyed antiques. He also played the banjo and loved mountain music. Robert is survived by a sister, Madelyn Tuller of Utica; his special…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Robinson, Darnell Maurice

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Formerly of Newburgh, NY On Tuesday morning, October 14, 2008, our beloved, Darnell Maurice Robinson of the Bronx, took his journey home. Throughout his trials and tribulations of life, he never lost sight of his spiritual side by serving our Lord occasionally alongside his beloved late grandfather Jephthah "Buster" Daniel and late great-aunt Mary "Mamie" Daniel at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Darnell, the son of Beverly Cassandra (Daniel) Robinson of Atlanta, GA and the late Lossie C.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rogers, Lela M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ROGERS, Lela M. Age 96 of Jefferson Village, Watkins Glen, NY, went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, October 23, 2008, at her apartment surrounded by her loved ones. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral service on Monday, October 27, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. at the Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, 122 N. Genesee St., Montour Falls, NY. The Rev. Teddy Herron will officiate. Interment will follow in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Odessa, NY. Those wishing to remember Mrs. Rogers may do so through…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rometo, Diane Crispell Decker

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    September 21, 1936 - October 22, 2008 Bloomingburg, NY Diane Crispell Decker Rometo, 72, of Bloomingburg, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, October 22, 2008 at Orange Regional Medical Center at Horton, Middletown, NY. Diane was the daughter of the late Harry V. and Leah Sinnamon Decker. She was born on September 21, 1936 in Middletown, NY. She worked as a medical secretary at Horton Hospital, and as a bookkeeper for Rometo Trucking Co. for 44 years. She was an avid reader, faithful member of Our Lady of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Rosalin M. Clark

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Rosalin M. Clark, 80, of 11 Newport St., formerly of North Main Street, passed away on Thursday morning, October 16, 2008, in Little Falls Hospital. She was born in Perth on October 29, 1927, daughter of the late Ross and Anna Belle (Buckley) Clark, and was educated in Perth schools. She will be missed by her family and friends in Middleville. Services are private and at the convenience of the family with interment in Perth Cemetery. The family is being served by the Enea Family Funeral Home, Little Falls.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Rosenberg, Sylvia (Edinoff)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Ross, John J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • STEVEN J. SMITH

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Steven J. Smith, of 143 River St., died Wednesday (Oct. 22, 2008) in St. James Mercy Hospital, Hornell. He was born on July 5, 1953 in Plainfield, N.J., a son of the late Elmer and Angela Dileo Smith. He married Debra Bogle, who survives. Mr. Smith had been a security guard in Rochester. Surviving in addition to his wife, are his children, Pamela (Jamie) Hardsaw of Borden, Ind., Beth (James) Gilbert of Friendship, Toby (Mandy) Smith of Shinglehouse, Pa., Philip (Cheryl) Gilbert of Machias, Paul Gilbert of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Salley, Ruthann (Quinlan)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              2-5 and 7-9 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to the Staten Island University Hospital Emergency Room Fund would be appreciated.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Saxbury, Jaymie S. "Jay"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                will be present on Monday from4-8 PM at the (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC. 2600 Sheridan Dr. (at Parker Blvd.) where Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday at 10:00 AM. Friends invited. Flowers are gratefully declined. If desired memorials may be made to the Children of Jay Saxbury Memorial Fund c/o M &T Bank. Online register book at,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Schade, William B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Schmid, Victoria M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Schmidt, Emil D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Serianni, Fredric T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Fredric T. Serianni, age 77, of Weston, FL, died October 24, 2008. Born and raised in Niagara Falls.Survived by his wife, Marie; children, Nancy (Ken) Richter, Katie (Hamilton) DeSouza, Chuck (Dianne) Serianni, Anne (Steven) Novotny, Fred (Maria) Serianni, Jen (Don) Hilton; grandchildren, David, Tony, Heather, Nicole and Domenic.Visitation Sunday 6-9 PM with a Prayer Service Sunday evening at Panciera Memorial Home. Funeral Mass Monday, October 27, 2008 at 11 AM at Nativity Catholic Church. The family…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Settanny, Anthony J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Shanahan, Mary I. (Clavin)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Silver, Charles S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Skizenski, Helen N.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hankins, NY Helen N. Skizenski, 83, of Hankins, NY, a 43-year resident of the area, passed away on Friday, October 24, 2008 at the Roscoe Community Nursing Home, Roscoe, NY. The daughter of the late Andrew J. and Theresa Ryan Howell, she was born November 2, 1924 in Brooklyn, NY. She was a retired secretary for the Delaware Valley School in Callicoon and had served with the United Nations in India in the 1940's. She was a member of Holy Cross Church, Callicoon. Survivors include her husband, George…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Slattery, Christopher John

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Smith, Gladys E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    will beheld on Sunday, October 26, from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Monday, October 27, from 10-10:30 a.m. at the Rasmussen Funeral Home, 90 Main St., Narrowsburg, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, October 27, at 11 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier R.C. Church, Narrowsburg. Christian Burial will follow at St. Francis Cemetery, Narrowsburg. Memorial donations may be made to the Tusten Vol. Ambulance Service, Inc., PO Box 34, Narrowsburg, NY 12764 or St. Francis Xavier R.C. Church, 151 Bridge…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sodaro, Mariette (Signore/Savoie)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SODARO - Mariette (Signore/Savoie)At the Douglas Memorial Hospital after a short illness on Thursday, October 23, 2008. Mariette Sodaro passed away in her 86th year. Loving mother of Carl A. Signore (Elizabeth Parker) of Buffalo, NY/Ft. Lauderdale, FL and Joanne (John) Moody of Utica, NY; dearest grandmother of Kevin and Shawn; GrandMarie to Christopher Signore, Kaylee and Meghan Noonan; also survived by her brother Bertrand Savoie of Quebec City, P.Q. Friends may call at THE WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, 722…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Speranza, Helen I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        will be held at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Avenue, Monroe, NY on Saturday, October 25, and Sunday, October 26, from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A funeral mass will be held at Sacred Heart Church, 26 Still Road, Monroe on Monday, October 27, at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at the Orange County Veterans' Cemetery, 111 Craigville Road, Goshen, NY. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, Monroe; or…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Stedtler, Frederick A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          DAVENPORT _ Frederick A. Stedtler Sr., 80, of Davenport, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008. Born in Passaic, N.J., he lived in Midland Park and Paramus before moving to Davenport eight years ago. Mr. Stedtler served in the Navy during World War II. Before retiring, he was a machine operator for Public Service Gas and Electric. After his retirement, he was owner of Fred's RV Service, specializing in working on air stream recreational vehicles. For the past 15 years, he took pride in his hobby of restoring…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Stephen Ellwood Hennard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Stephen Ellwood Hennard, 57, passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 10, 2008, in Phoenix, Ariz. Born Oct. 1, 1951, in Fillmore, he was the son of Lindzey and Janet Cleveland Hennard. He was a graduate of Wellsville Central High School, class of 1969. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in April 1970. After his discharge from the Navy, he attended Alfred State Tech in Wellsville, where he received a degree in electrical technology. Surviving are his parents, Lindzey and Janet Hennard; five brothers, David Hennard, Alvin…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Stephenson, Margaret E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              LAKE PLACID /WILMINGTON -- Margaret E. Stephenson, 82, of Greenwood Apartments, Lake Placid, passed away Oct. 21, 2008, at AMC Uihlein in Lake Placid, N.Y., after a short and courageous battle with cancer. Margaret was born March 29, 1926, in the hamlet of Markumville, in the town of Wilmington, the daughter of the late Guy H. and Mary (Pelkey) Stephenson., Margaret was a beautician, trained at the beauty school in Albany, N.Y. She operated beauty shops in Lake Placid and Wilmington during her career. She…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Stevens, John W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, October 25, 2008, at the Zacharias Funeral Home in Deposit, with Rev. Nickolas Servetas, Rector of Christ Church in Deposit, officiating. Burial will Full Military Honors will follow at Hale Eddy Cemetery in Hale Eddy. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. time of service. Memorial donations may be made to the Deposit Fire Department.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Strablow, Virginia M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  may call Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Hamilton and Clark, Inc., Funeral Home, 270 Young Street, Wilson. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 AM at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 4169 Church Road, Cambria with Rev. Otto Struckman and Rev. Alan Bauch co-officiating. Burial will be in North Ridge Cemetery, Cambria. Memorials to Trinity Lutheran Church, 67 Saxton St., Lockport, NY, St. Peter Lutheran Church, 4169 Church Road, (Town of Cambria), Lockport, NY or to the Wilson Historical Society are gratefully…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Stratico, Charles F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Colonial Funeral Home, 2819 Hylan Blvd., corner of Tysens Lane. Visting hours are Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Mass Tuesday 11 A.M. at St Clare's Church. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Thines, David R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    THINES - David R. October 23, 2008. Son of the late Clarence and Dorothy Thines; father of Tabitha (Glenn) Izard, Lindsay Thines, Joshua Thines and Anthony Armbrewster; grandfather of Paul and Paige; brother of Linda (Bobby), Paul (Mary) and Nancy. Family and friends may call Sunday from 2-4 and 7-8:30 PM at the DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 2480 Kensington Ave., Amherst, where funeral services will be held Sunday at 8:30 PM. Flowers gratefully declined. Arrangements by Reger Funeral Home.,

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        may call at HARDISON FUNERAL HOME, N. Fourth and Ridge Streets, Lewiston, on Monday from 3 - 7 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 28, at 10:00 AM in Immaculate Conception RC Church, 4671 Town Line Rd., (Rte. 429) Ransomville, with the Rev. James C. O'Connor officiating. (Please assemble at Church). Entombment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Holy Angels Mausoleum, Lewiston. Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lansing, 6035…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Tyrell Sr., John C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          JOHN C. TYRELL SR., 73, of South Peru Street, Plattsburgh, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008, at Fletcher Allen Healthcare Facility in Burlington, Vt., John was born in Plattsburgh Dec. 31, 1934, son of the late John J. and Mildred (Howe) Tyrell., Funeral arrangements are incomplete. A full obituary will be published in the Press-Republican., Arrangements were entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, N.Y., Online condolences may be made and memorial candles lit at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Underwood, Frank N.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              POUGHKEEPSIE Robert E. Richart, 82, of Poughkeepsie, NY died October 22, 2008 at home. He had been employed as a Department Head at A & P Markets and was also the Owner of Inter Locking Metal Weather Stripping, retiring in 1980. He had served in the United States Navy. Born in Indianapolis, IN on September 13, 1926, he was the son of Harold Richart and Lula May Davis. On September 29, 1972 at Arlington Reform Church, he married Helene E. Losee. Survivors include Daughter, Gail Theresa Hardy of Austin,…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Wactawski, John S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    John S. Wactawski, age 80, died on October 23, 2008 after a lengthy illness. Born on August 1, 1928 in North Tonawanda NY, he remained a lifelong resident, graduated from North Tonawanda High School in 1946. In 1952 he earned a BA in physical education from the University at Buffalo. He was a 1953 graduate of the first Physical Therapy class of the University at Buffalo and also received an MS in education from UB in 1968. He was a certified athletic trainer. From 1954-56 he was stationed in Fort Jackson,…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wenger, Helen M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Helen M. Wenger of Johnson City A Funeral Service for Helen M. Wenger will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, October 25, 2008, at Laskowski Funeral Home and at 10:00 a.m. at the Church of the Holy Trinity, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Kostka Cemetery. Arrangements and supervision by:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Wilcox, Diane M. (Incandela)

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Winter, Edith E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                may call on Sunday 7-9 PM and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Lange Funeral Home, Inc., 186 East Ave., Lockport. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Tuesday at 10:00 AM from All Saints Church, 76 Church Street. Interment in Good Shepherd Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Niagara Hospice House.Visit to post a message of sympathy.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Yauch, Kenneth

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    YAUCH - Kenneth October 19, 2008; beloved husband of the late Irene (Marciniak) Yauch; dear father of Christine (Richard) Bethin, Kenneth M. (Joan) Yauch, Sandra (Donald) Zwirecki, Pamela Yauch and the late Patricia Yauch; survived by 9 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; brother of Edward Yauch and the late Ruth (late Charles) Haas; survived by nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial Monday at 10 AM in St. John Gualbert Church. Please assemble at church. Family present at the MATTHEW C.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Yaw, Edward Grant

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      EDWARD GRANT YAW, 88, of Hague, N.Y., died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008, at the Maple Wood Manor of Ballston Spa, N.Y., He was born in Moriah, Aug. 18, 1920, the son of the late Albert and Mary (McKenzie) Yaw., Relatives and friends may call Monday, Oct. 27, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Wilcox &Regan Funeral Home, 11 Algonkin St., Ticonderoga. A funeral service will follow Monday, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. Url Utterback, pastor of the Hague Baptist Church, will officiate. Burial will follow at the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Zahos, Roseann (Sculli)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Zahos, RoseAnn (Sculli) Penfield/Waterloo. Suddenly on Thursday, October 23, 2008. Age 76. She is survived by her loving husband, Stavros; 3 children, Cyndi (Stacy) Zahos, Elena (Kevin) Knapp and Stephanie (Joseph) Mastrella; 6 grandchildren, Laura, Victoria, Stergios and Stavros Marou; Rocco and Alexandria Mastrella; 1 great-granddaughter, Giavanna Rose Mastrella; brothers, Anthony (Elsie), James (Meredith) and Richard (Sandy) Sculli; many nieces, nephews, cousins and many special friends. Her family will…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Zak, Constance J. "Connie" (Urban)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ZAK - Constance J. Connie (nee Urban)Of Lackawanna, NY, October 23, 2008; beloved wife of the late Matthew H. Zak; dearest mother of Diane Zak and the late Joan (Ronald) Bonafede; loving grandmother of Thomas, Mark, Danielle, and the late Matthew Bonafede; dear sister of Jean (late Joseph) Plaza and the late James (late Lottie) Blacha, Stephanie (late Walter) Roman, Walter (Lottie) Urban, Jane (late Herbert) Perkins, Arthur Urban, Albert (late Rita) Urban, Julius Urban, John Urban, Alice (Ted) Nalepa;…

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