Tuesday, October 7, 2008

New York Obituaries 10/7/08

  • Abram, Duke

    ABRAM, Duke - Its been three years, love like ours can never die. We love and miss you so very much, Sue, Tracey, Jesse, Rebecca, and Ella,

    • Abrams, Gertrude M.

      • Ambersley, Kathleen

        Ambersley, Kathleen Rochester: October 5, 2008 at age 83. Predeceased by her daughter, Dorothy Kimble and her sister, Norma Collins. Forever cherished by her daughters, Joan (Michael) Reaves and Dianna Smith; 3 grandchildren; 1 great grandson; sisters, Hazel (Charles) Lindsey and Maude Champagnie; and many other relatives. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, 7-9PM at the Restoration Church of God, 595 Frost Ave., where Mother Ambersley's Homegoing Celebration will be held on Thursday at 11AM.…

        • Ambrose, Edward V.

          • Anooshian, Marion Keshian

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

            • Aponte-Flores, Glorymar

              Aponte-Flores, Glorymar Rochester: October 6, 2008. Calling hours (TODAY) Tuesday 7-9 PM at Metropolitan Funeral Chapels, Inc., 109 West Ave. Interment in Puerto Rico.

              • Barrett, Patrick

                Patrick Barrett of Silver Lake on October 5, 2008. Beloved husband of Nicolina (nee Spano). Loving father of Patrick F. Barrett, Jr. and Jacquelyn Barrett. Dear uncle of Nicholas and T.J. Barrett. Funeral service Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Ave, West Brighton Wednesday 10 A.M. Interment Silver Mount Cemetery. Friends will be received Tuesday 2-4, 7-9 P.M. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned & Operated Staten Island's only member of the International…

                • Batt, Mary M. (OHalloran)

                  BATT - Mary M. nee OHalloran October 5, 2008; beloved wife of the late Raymond C. Batt Sr.; dear mother of Marilyn (Jack) Broderick, Raymond C. Jr. (Mary) and Carol (James) Kennedy; loving grandmother of 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; daughter of the late Michael and Rose (Woods) OHalloran; sister of the late Terrance (late Dorothy) Woods, Agnes (late Joseph) Gallagher, Rose (late John) Mahoney; sister-in-law of Agnes (Clem) Turner, Mabel (Dick) Shanley and the late Beatrice (late Richard)…

                  • Bergmann, Fred A.

                    • Betty Jane Schwarz

                      Betty Jane Schwarz, 85, of Pine Knoll Mobile Home Park, passed away late Thursday evening (Oct. 2, 2008) at the Steuben County Health Care Facility in Bath. Born in Canisteo on Dec. 12, 1922, she was a daughter of the late Elmer and Reba Hornburg Stocum. On Aug. 26, 1942, she was married at the Presbyterian Manse in Canisteo to Edward G. Schwarz, who predeceased her Feb. 3, 2000, after 58 years of marriage. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her infant daughter, Audette Schwarz;…

                      • Bigus, John

                        • Bishop, Alfred F.

                          are invited to call Thurs. 2-4, 7-9 at the Thomas E. Burger Funeral Home, Inc., 735 East Ave., Hilton. Funeral Mass Fri. at 10 A.M. at St. Leo Church, Hilton. Interment Parma Union Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Those wishing may contribute to St. Leo's Building Fund in Al's memory.

                          • Bishop, Bruce E.

                            October 6, 2008 Bruce E. Bishop, 66, of Port Byron, died Monday, October 6, 2008. Born in Skaneateles he had retired from J. J. Lane Construction Co. in Liverpool. He is survived by his daughter, Heidi Magin of Tampa, FL; two granddaughters, Haley and Lola Magin; his fiance, Margaret Rutz; two brothers, David and Brock Bishop; and two sisters, Louise Chave and Harriett Cross. Services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at the Robert D. Gray Funeral Home, Skaneateles. Calling hours will be Thursday 4 to 8 p.m. at…

                            • Blanche Brys

                              Mrs. Blanche Brys, 92, a former resident of 45 Dolge Ave., Dolgeville, and who has been residing with her son at 1229 Route 29A, Salisbury Center, died Monday October 6, 2008, at his residence. She was born in Brooklyn on August 2, 1916, the daughter of Joseph and Anna (Tencza) Tyburczy. Her marriage to Stanley Brys took place on January 24, 1937, in Brooklyn. Mr. Brys predeceased her on March 8, 1986. The couple operated a farm from 1947 until they moved to the village of Dolgeville in 1967. Mrs. Brys was…

                              • Bockman, Pamela

                                Formerly of Fallsburg, NY Pamela Bockman, of Springfield, VA, a retired personnel manager and analyst for the United State Government, and former Fallsburg resident, died on Sunday, October 5, 2008 in the Manor Care Center, Arlington, VA. She was 66. Pam was born in New York City, the daughter of Herman and Dora Davidson Turner. She is survived by her daughter, Elyssa Brecher and her husband, Andrew of Springfield, VA; her sister, Susan Turner of Dayton, NJ and her granddaughter, Dori Ilana Brecher.…

                                • Bowers, Marion M.

                                  • Boyle, Alice J.

                                    • Brienza, Angelo Charles

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

                                      • Brochu, Violet G.

                                        BROCHU, Violet G. - You dwell in the presence of God, In His kingdom of light and peace. You send down your love to us, and your prayers for us never cease. Each day we think of you, our faith and our hope grow strong to live, with a goodness like yours, to put away sin and wrong. ED, CATHY, CHERYL &LISA,

                                        • Brody, Marion S.

                                          Marion S. (nee Bliss) Brody, age 82, of North Tonawanda and formerly of the City of Tonawanda, passed away Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at Niagara Hospice in Lockport. Born in Tonawanda, she had been a resident of North Tonawanda for the past 60 years and was a 1944 graduate of Tonawanda High School, and also a graduate of RIT. Marion married her high school sweetheart, Albert S. Brody, who died in 2006. She was employed by Nichols School in Buffalo as an Accounting Manager for 16 years, retiring in 1990. She…

                                          • Brown, Willam J.

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

                                            • Brown, William J.

                                              BROWN FDNY Retirees Staten Island Division will meet tonight at 7:30 P.M. at the Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home to pay our respects to our late brother William J. Brown. President, John Sollazzo

                                              • Brys, Blanche

                                                • Burke, Kevin F.

                                                  • Buszczak, Walter

                                                    will be Wednesday, October 8, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Donovan Funeral Home, 82 South Church Street, Goshen, NY. The Funeral Mass will be Thursday, October 9, at 10 a.m. at St. Andrew's Ukrainian Catholic Church, Campbell Hall, NY. Burial will follow in Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, Campbell Hall, NY. Arrangements under the care of the Donovan Funeral Home, Goshen, NY. For directions or to leave the family a personal condolence, please visit donovanfunerals.com.

                                                    • Campagna, Helen "Cis" (O'Hare)

                                                      Helen "Cis" (O'Hare) Campagna formerly of Binghamton Helen "Cis" O'Hare Campagna, born August 17, 1930, passed away September 3, 2008. A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, October 11, 2008 at Noon, at St. James Church, Johnson City, N.Y.

                                                      • Campagna, Sebastian S.

                                                        • Carman, Donald

                                                          and friends are invited to call at the Kenyon Funeral Home, Inc., 214 West Main Street, Elkland, PA, Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral Services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at the Elkland United Methodist Church. Pastor Deborah Watkins, Offc. Burial in Highland Cemetery, Elkland, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Valley Community Ambulance Assn. and the Elkland United Methodist Church in Donald's memory.

                                                          • Carmen A. DiNardo

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

                                                            • Carson, Marie Newcomer

                                                              Marie Newcomer Carson of Windsor, N.Y. Marie Newcomer Carson fell asleep in the arms of Jesus, her Savior, Sunday, October 5th, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Rex and Darlene Baker. Marie lived the majority of her life in the Waynesboro, Pa. area. Before moving to the Windsor, N.Y. area at the age of 89 years, she resided at 35 Cleveland Ave. Marie celebrated her 96th birthday on September 22, 2008. She was born in Franklin Co., Pa. and is the daughter of the late Theodore and Susan (Shockey)…

                                                              • Cavallari, Yolanne A.

                                                                CAVALLARI, Yolanne A. - In loving memory of my wife, who passed away two years ago today.Whoever passes through this world leaves some impression on our earthly life. And yours was good and true and beautiful, like all you were and did, beloved wife.With Love,HUSBAND ALBERT AND FAMILY,

                                                                • Cesar, Roy R.

                                                                  • Clark, Kathryn A.

                                                                    • Clark Jr., Willie B. "Duck"

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

                                                                      • Coggins, Kathleen M.

                                                                        COGGINS - Kathleen M. Of Hamburg, NY, October 6, 2008; beloved mother of Karen (Gary Sittniewski) Kozak and Kate (Curt) Minyard; cherished grandmother of Bryant, Brianna, Gary, Darien, Erin, Shaun, Lauren, Max, Jake, Sam, Charlie and the late Oz; daughter of Pauline (Stoj) and the late Joseph F. Coggins; sister of Arlene (Howard) Hull, Barbara (Frank) Maiorano, Joseph (Patricia) Coggins, Noreen (Donald) Perry and Thomas Coggins; loving aunt of David, Lisa, Jill Green, James Maiorano, Heather Kolb, Michael…

                                                                        • Colli, Donald M.

                                                                          Donald M. Colli of Heartland Village on October 6, 2008. Survived by his loving family. Reposing at Colonial Funeral Home, 2819 Hylan Blvd., corner of Tysens Lane Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Mass Friday 10 A.M. St. Patrick's Church. Interment Ocean View Cemetery. www.colonialfuneralhomesi.com www.SILive.com/obits

                                                                          • Collins, Mary A.

                                                                            are invited to attend a Memorial Mass on Thursday October 9, at 10AM at St. Dominic's Catholic Church Main St, Shortsville. Inurnment will be in Assumption of Our Lady Church in Fairport. It is suggested that memorial contributions be made to St. Dominic's Church Main Street Shortsville, NY 14584 or Camp Good Days.

                                                                            • Connell, John (Jack)

                                                                              • Cook, Helen (Laida)

                                                                                • Coulcher, Richard D. "Dick"

                                                                                  • Cowling, Thomas M.

                                                                                    Thomas M. Cowling of Wysox Twp., Pa. Thomas M. Cowling, 88, of Towanda RR 5, Wysox Twp., Pa., passed away Sunday evening, October 5, 2008, at his home following declining health. Born January 1, 1920 in Mt. Vernon, N.Y., he was the son of the late Donald and Elsie Close Cowling. In 1936, Tom became employed by the Chase National Bank in New York City. He enlisted in the US Navy in 1942 and saw action in the Atlantic and Pacific Theaters, including the invasions of Normandy and Southern France during World…

                                                                                    • Coyle, Frances E. (Hopkins)

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

                                                                                      • Crum, Grace V.

                                                                                        • Culligan, Catherine A. (Pangallo)

                                                                                          CULLIGAN - Catherine A. (nee Pangallo)October 5, 2008 of Boca Raton, FL, formerly of Lake View, NY; beloved wife of John E. Culligan Sr.; devoted mother of Kathleen (Michael) Duggan, Maureen Sherlock, Susan (Robert) OConnell, JoAnne (Scott) Belford, John (Rhonda) Culligan Jr. and Michael (Debra) Culligan; loving sister of Mary (Paul) Schmidt, John (Kathy) Pangallo, Joyce (Gary) Clohessy and the late Mickey DiPalma; also survived by 17 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.…

                                                                                          • Cypressi, Deborah Jean

                                                                                            Cypressi, Deborah Jean Ontario: Died on October 4, 2008 at age 52. Predeceased by her husband of 25 years, Roger on April 19, 2008; brother Bobby; parents, Sam &Cecelia Callari. Survived by her daughter Cathy (Stan) Smith; sons, Matthew (Shannon), Michael; grandchildren, Ariel, Maria, Chance; brothers, Tony (Marge), Ron (Meg), Frank (Linda) Callari; nieces, nephews &friends. No prior calling. Her Memorial Mass will be held Thursday, 10AM at St. Mary's of the Lake Church, Ontario. Interment…

                                                                                            • DeMERLE E. HOAG

                                                                                              DeMerle E. Hoag, 79, passed away early Sunday evening (Oct. 5, 2008) at Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville. Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday and from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Hindle Funeral Home, Inc., 271 Main St. Dansville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday in St. Mary’s Church in Dansville. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Dansville. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made the Vincent House, 310 Second Ave., Wayland, N.Y. 14572. Online remembrances…

                                                                                              • DeRico, Mary Miller

                                                                                                and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home &Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Wednesday, October 8, 2008 between the hours of 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will take place at the funeral home on Thursday morning 10 a.m. with her pastor and friend the Reverend David Daniels officiating. Committal services will follow in Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira where Mary will be buried next to her beloved Jim.

                                                                                                • Delia, Frank A.

                                                                                                  • Dennard, Willie Artis

                                                                                                    Dennard, Willie Artis Rochester: Passed away on October 4, 2008. Viewing Hours will be held Tuesday, October 7, 2008 12-2 PM, at G.L. Dixon Funeral Home, 1080 North Street, 266-7000.

                                                                                                    • Destino, Carmen A.

                                                                                                    • DiSalvo, Joseph

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

                                                                                                      • Dichiara, Elizabeth H.

                                                                                                        Dichiara, Elizabeth H. Fairport, NY; Formerly of Peckville, PA. October 5, 2008 at age 95. Predeceased by husband, Louis and brother, Julio Faramelli. Survived by son, Gene (Rosemarie DeRiggi) Dichiara; grandchildren, Maria (John) Martens of Fairport, Gina (Mark) Hurley of Cape Cod, MA, Delaina (Dino) Infantino of Pittsford; 9 great-grandchildren; brother, Dante (Olga) Petrolini of Baltimore, MD; nieces and nephews. Calling hours, Thursday 5-7 at the Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home, Egypt location, 7501…

                                                                                                        • Dinardo, Carmen A.

                                                                                                          DINARDO, Carmen A. Age 82, of Elmira. A prayer service was held at the Kalec Funeral Home Monday, October 6, 2008, followed by his Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Patrick's Church, Presider, Rev Walter Wainwright; Altar Server, Robert Lagonegro; Organist, Robert Walsh; Cantor, Joe Caparulo; Placing of the Pall on the Casket by his daughters, Cindy, Teresa, JoAnn and Kathy; Placing of the Crucifix by Kay DiNardo; Readers, JoAnn Ridosh, Teresa Lockner, Cindy Pribulick and Kathy DiNardo;…

                                                                                                          • Dunham, Harry J. "Hank"

                                                                                                            hip, NY and Connie (Bill) Griannelli of Angelica, NY; three grandchildren, Stacy, Dayna and Glenn and two great-granddaughters; four siblings, Herbert Harmer and Loretta Smith, both of Medina, Susan Ball of Batavia and Lewis Skellon, Jr. of Middleport, and several nieces and nephews. Also two special friends, Cathy Plumb and Pat Koneski, both of Medina. Relatives and friends may call on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Bates and Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St., Medina, NY, where a funeral service will…

                                                                                                            • Dyke, Betty (Hartzell)

                                                                                                              and friends are invited to call on Thursday, October 9, 2008, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. A funeral service will be held immediately following the visitation at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home with Pastor Mike Schooley and Layman Sam Bowling officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira, NY. The family will provide the flowers. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to…

                                                                                                              • Eannone-Smerno, Winnifred M.

                                                                                                                may call on Wednesday from 2–4 and 7–9 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI and SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY, where funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 9th at 11:00 AM, with Rev. Mark Auernhamer officiating. Entombment will be held in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lewiston, NY. Memorial donations may be made to Niagara Hospice, Inc., 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094, or to Roswell Park Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 631, Buffalo, NY 14240.Visit…

                                                                                                                • Edna C. Smith

                                                                                                                  Edna C. Smith, 78, formerly of 30 Ransom St., passed away Thursday (Oct. 2, 2008) in Absolut Care Center in Houghton. Born in North Hornell on Sept. 27, 1930, the daughter of Aaron J. and Lillian Caple Cole, she was a lifelong area resident. Edna graduated from Angola High School. Edna was a former member of Spencer United Methodist Church, where she enjoyed singing in the choir. She had a beautiful alto voice. Edna was in charge of the Hornell Arc and had a great love for each student. She later graduated…

                                                                                                                  • Edwards, Ralph

                                                                                                                    and friends.,

                                                                                                                    • Egan, RoseMarie

                                                                                                                      EGAN RoseMarie Richards Age 69 of Elmira Heights, NY passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday October 5, 2008 surrounded by her loving family after a 13 year battle with cancer. RoseMarie was born February 22, 1939 in Bradford, PA the daughter of the late Ernest Louis Richards and Catherine Quinn Richards. RoseMarie met the love of her life, future husband and best friend at the Friday Nighters at the tender age of 13, where they really hit it off. They were engaged 3 years later and she married Ken on…

                                                                                                                      • Elizabeth E. Van Court

                                                                                                                        Elizabeth E. Van Court, 83, of 230 Bidleman Rd., Little Falls, passed away Wednesday, October 1, 2008, at her residence. She was born on April 6, 1925, in Richfield Springs, the daughter of the late Frank S. and Esther (Eaker) Mang. She was educated in Richfield Springs schools. She was united in marriage to her husband of 34 years, Jasper Van Court, on October 10, 1942, in Richfield Springs. Mr. Van Court predeceased her on June 6, 1976. She enjoyed gardening and canning, as well as cooking for her family…

                                                                                                                        • Elizabeth “Bettie” C. O’Connell

                                                                                                                          Mrs. Elizabeth “Bettie” C. O’Connell, 83, of Catherine Street, Mohawk, a Dolgeville native, entered into eternal rest on Friday, October 3, 2008, peacefully in Valley Health Services, Herkimer. At the time of her passing she was surrounded with the love and support of her family. She was born in Dolgeville on September 22, 1925, daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Nash) Currie and graduated from Dolgeville High School. She was joined in marriage with John “Jack” O’Connell on February 8,…

                                                                                                                          • Emma Jean Geist

                                                                                                                            Emma Jean Geist, 83, of Stannards Road, passed away Thursday (Oct. 2, 2008) at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville following a long illness. She is survived by her husband, Harry L. Geist of Stannards Road, Wellsville; two sons and two daughters. A graveside service will take place Monday at the Grandview Cemetery in Johnstown, Pa. Arrangements are in care of the H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home in Canisteo.

                                                                                                                            • Engasser, Shirley F. (Hildebrand)

                                                                                                                              and gather at St. Timothy R.C. Church, 565 E. Park Dr. Tonawanda Thursday 11:00 AM for Shirleys Funeral Mass. No prior visitation. Memorials may be made to Leader Dog for the Blind, Rochester Hills, Michigan. Arrangements by BURYFUNERAL HOME. A.A.Vitello, Director,

                                                                                                                              • Erb, Bryan "BPE"

                                                                                                                                • Escoffery, Lester G.

                                                                                                                                  October 5, 2008 Lester George Escoffery, 50, died Sunday. Survived by his children, Jonathan, Nyanibah, Abdiel, LeShem, Eshan and Maresh. Memorial Service: Wednesday, 2:30 p.m. at Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home, 4612 S. Salina Street, Syracuse. Please go to ballweg-lunsford.com Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home

                                                                                                                                  • Evans, Melva K.

                                                                                                                                    noon Wednesday, October 8, 2008, at J. Homer Ball Funeral Home, Inc., Canastota. Burial: Glen-wood Cemetery, Oneida. Calling Hours: 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the funeral home, 201 James Street, Canastota. J. HOMER BALL FUNERAL HOME, INC. Canastota 697-2294

                                                                                                                                    • Ferguson, Theda F.

                                                                                                                                      11 a.m. Wednesday at Newell-Fay Funeral Home. Burial at Manlius Village Cemetery. Calling hour will be 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 8171 Cazenovia Road (Route 92), Manlius. For directions, local florists, or a guest book, please visit www. SCHEPPFAMILY.com Contributions: Manlius First United Methodist Church, POB 177, Manlius, NY 13104 NEWELL-FAY Manlius 682-5300

                                                                                                                                      • Forger, Joel A.

                                                                                                                                        10 a.m. Thursday at Tindall Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Belle Isle Cemetery. Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 1921 W. Genesee St. Tindall Funeral Home Inc.

                                                                                                                                        • Fortunato, Louise M.

                                                                                                                                          Mrs. Louise M. Fortunato, 83, of Medina, went home to be with the Lord on October 6, 2008.She was born in Medina, August 25, 1925, a daughter of the late Pearl and Lawrence Cotriss. A devout Catholic and longtime member of St. Mary’s Church, she leaves behind many family members and friends who will cherish the memories and her strength the last few months with her illness.She was a loving mother and wife and is survived by her husband of 59 years, Louis Fortunato; one son, Lawrence Fortunato and his…

                                                                                                                                          • Frajdofer, Edward J. "Moose"

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

                                                                                                                                            • Frey, Eileen M. (Corrin)

                                                                                                                                              • Fritz Sr., Brinsley D.

                                                                                                                                                FRITZ Brinsley D. Sr. Age 87 of Cobleskill, NY passed away on Saturday October 4, 2008. Gravesite Committal Services will be held on Thursday October 9, 2008 at 2 PM at Woodlawn National Cemetery in Elmira, NY. Arrangements entrusted to the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY.

                                                                                                                                                • Gala, Robert A.

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

                                                                                                                                                  • Gallodoro, Alfred J.

                                                                                                                                                    ONEONTA _ Alfred J. Gallodoro, birth name Fortunato Gallodoro, musician, 95, (born June 20, 1913), passed away peacefully Oct. 4, 2008, due to complications of a very old age.Having lived an extraordinarily rich life, he leaves behind the legacy of his music and the distinction of having been one of the world?s longest continually active performing musicians. Starting his professional career at the age of 13, and having had his last performance at the Corning Jazz and Harvest Festival on Sept. 20, 2008, his…

                                                                                                                                                    • Garrow, Burnis Velma (Peets)

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

                                                                                                                                                    • Gillick, Mary B.

                                                                                                                                                      • Gober, Joyce Lisick

                                                                                                                                                        Joyce Lisick Gober of Binghamton A Divine Liturgy for Joyce Lisick Gober will be celebrated by the Very Rev. Protopresbyter James Dutko on Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. at St. Michael's Greek Catholic Church, 292 Clinton Street, Binghamton. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Contributions may be made in Joyce's memory to the St. Michael's Cemetery Fund.

                                                                                                                                                        • Goddeau, Marvin L.

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

                                                                                                                                                          • Goddeau, Marvin L.

                                                                                                                                                            SCHUYLER FALLS -- Marvin L. Goddeau, 72, of Ormsby Drive, Schuyler Falls, died Sunday, Oct. 05, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh., He was born in Saranac, June 5, 1936, the son of Harry and Beatrice (Daniels) Goddeau., Marvin worked for many years as a truck driver for the Town of Saranac Highway Department. Following retirement, he continued to drive trucks for Gonyea, Huntley and Ormsby., He enjoyed spending time with his family and his close friends, Tom and Bertha Peck., Survivors include…

                                                                                                                                                            • Golinski, Nancy

                                                                                                                                                              GOLINSKI, Nancy B.- The first year anniversary of your passing, my dearest Nancy, it has been a year since you left your earthly life. I still feel your loss, but I rejoice in the fact that you are no longer enduring and suffering for us. i am enjoying life, and it has been a very good life because of you. Nancy, I am proud of our children and grandchildren, I am proud of you giving me the opportunity to know, love and care for you. Thank you. Remember always that I love and miss you. your loving friendand…

                                                                                                                                                              • Gonzalez, Pedro M.

                                                                                                                                                                Gonzalez, Pedro M. Greece: Sunday, October 5, 2008. Predeceased by his wife, Aida Gonzalez. Survived by his children, P. Antonio Gonzalez, Wilma G. Szozda, Rosa H. Marasco, Harry Gonzalez, Juliet G. Hueber, Myriam Cedeno, Olga E. White, Fernando Gil Gonzalez, Juanita (Jeanie) G. Case and Phillip Christopher Gonzalez; 12 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters and several nieces and nephews. No prior calling. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday 11:00 AM at Holy Cross Church. Interment, Holy…

                                                                                                                                                                • Gorman, Felicia S. (Soluri)

                                                                                                                                                                  may call on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI AND SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY, where funeral services will begin on Wednesday, October 8th at 9:15 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM at Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Parish at St. Joseph Church, 1413 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Felicia’s memory to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Drive Lockport, NY 14094.Visit…

                                                                                                                                                                  • Graceffo, Carmela Cristodero

                                                                                                                                                                    • Granger, Mary Louise

                                                                                                                                                                      GRANGER, Mary Louise Age 59, of 708 Hopkins St. in Elmira and formerly of Roosevelt Ave. in Horseheads, went home to be with the Lord peacefully surrounded by her family on Fri. Oct. 3, 2008. Her funeral service will be celebrated in the Breesport Baptist Church, 1811 North Chemung Rd., Breesport, NY, on Tuesday Oct. 7, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. with her Pastor, Scott Snyder, officiating. Interment to follow in Woodlawn National Cemetery beside her late husband and son. Those wishing may also remember Mary with…

                                                                                                                                                                      • Grucza, Donald D.

                                                                                                                                                                        GRUCZA - Donald D., USMC Of Tonawanda, October, 4, 2008, beloved husband of Jean M. Garrison Grucza; father of the late Troy D. Grucza, USMC; brother of Leo Grucza and Gloria Grucza; also survived by other relatives and friends. All are invited to a Funeral Service at The Fellowship of Gods Word Church, 116 Broad St. at Seymour St., Tonawanda, Thursday at 7 PM. Memorials to The Fellowship of Gods Word Church are preferred. Arrangements by D. LAWRENCE GINNANE FUNERAL HOME, Kenmore, NY.,

                                                                                                                                                                        • Haas, Bertha M. (Pace)

                                                                                                                                                                          Haas, Bertha M. (Pace) Webster: October 4, 2008. Devoted mother, wife and friend. Survived by her husband, E. Frederick Haas; daughter, Charmaine (Jim) King; sons, Jason (Sheri) and Tim Haas; daughter-in-law, Mary Haas; 6 grandchildren; sisters, Edie Clark and Betty Martin; nieces and nephews. She was a retiree of Xerox Corporation. No prior calling. A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, October 9 at 5 PM in St. Ann's Chapel, 1500 Portland Avenue. Those wishing may donate to Humane Society at…

                                                                                                                                                                          • Hamarich, Barbara J.

                                                                                                                                                                            will be held Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. from the Allen Memorial Home, 511-513 East Main St., Endicott. Rev. Christopher Mix will officiate. Burial will be in Riverhurst Cemetery, Endicott. The family will receive friends at the memorial home Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. until service time at 7:00 p.m. Expressions of sympathy in Barbara's memory may be made to the food pantry of one's choice.

                                                                                                                                                                            • Hanssler-Grazioso, Linda B.

                                                                                                                                                                              • Hellert, Randall J.

                                                                                                                                                                                • Herman, Roberta

                                                                                                                                                                                  Roberta Herman of Montague, NJ, passed away peacefully at Newton Memorial Hospital. She was 86 years old. She was born Roberta Gourley, the seventh of eight children in Kearny, NJ in 1922. She married Beryle Herman in 1942 and lived the rest of her life in Montague, NJ. She dedicated her life to her family and community. She was so beloved that nearly everyone who knew her called her "Mom". She was active for many years in what was then known as the "Parent-Teacher Club" of Montague, NJ,…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Hernandez, Ismael

                                                                                                                                                                                    Liberty, NY Ismael Hernandez, of Liberty, died at Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris on Saturday October 4, 2008. He was 45. He was born on September 29, 1963 in Puerto Rico to Olivia Hernandez. Survivors include his mother, Olivia Hernandez of Florida; his companion, Migdalia Colon of Liberty; a son, John Hernandez of Connecticut and a brother, Nelson Hernandez. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 8, at Ramsay's Funeral Home, 275 S. Main St., Liberty from 7-9 p.m. Cremation…

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Hill, Laura M.

                                                                                                                                                                                      Laura M. Hill, of Gasport, passed away Friday morning, October 3, 2008 at Orchard Manor Nursing Home in Medina. Mrs. Hill was born in Middleport, NY on August 3, 1925, daughter of the late Herbert and Charlotte (Berner) Woodworth. She was a homemaker who had lived in the Gasport-Middleport area all of her life.She had worked in the kitchen at Medina Memorial Hospital and Roy-Hart Schools. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting.She was predeceased by her husband, Calvin W. Hill in 2001 and her two sons, Ralph…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Hoag, DeMerle E.

                                                                                                                                                                                        Hoag, DeMerle E. Dansville: On 10/5/08 in his eightieth year. Husband of nearly 60 years to Catherine J. "Kay" Donovan Hoag, Father of Kathy (Ron) Jamison, Noreen (Fred) Miner, Tim (Cindy) Hoag, Bill Hoag, Dave (Kellee) Hoag, Ken (Tammy) Hoag, and Pete (Brenda) Hoag all of Dansville. Brother of Pearl Brick of Buffalo, Wilma Yohonn of Rochester, Thelma (David) DePuy of Dansville and Elaine (John) Gilbert of Pine Valley, brother-in-law of Dorothe Hoag of Dansville and Robert (Michele) Donovan of Mt.…

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Holly L. Matteson

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

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Holmes, Anita (Murphy)

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Homan, Beatrice "Betty"

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Horrigan, Marian

                                                                                                                                                                                                Marian Horrigan of Binghamton Marian Horrigan passed away peacefully on Friday, October 3, 2008. She was predeceased by her husband, William J. Horrigan, Sr.; and son, Robert W. Horrigan. Survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. William J. (Anne) Horrigan, Hillcrest, N.Y., Mr. and Mrs. John J. (Betty) Horrigan, Cooperstown, N.Y.; seven grandchildren, who were very special to her, Kelly, Kacey, Tim, Kristopher, Joe, Katie, and Patrick; four great-grandchildren, Keira, Kaida, RiAnne, and Mark;…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Hurysz, Theodore J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Huscha, John H.

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Igras, John

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Jaczko, Anna B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      and Funeral services will be private and conducted by Father John Vondras. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements are by White & Venuto Funeral Home, 188 N. Plank Rd. (Rt32), Newburgh, NY 12550, 845-562-6550.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Jessmore, John J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        11 a.m. Friday at Falardeau Funeral Home, Baldwinsville. Burial, Riverview Cemetery, Baldwinsville. Calling hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 93 Downer Street. Falardeau Funeral Home Online Guest Book At FalardeauFH.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Jock, Stella M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          STELLA M. JOCK, 87, formerly of 77 Catherine St., Malone, died Monday, Oct. 6, 2008, at the Martin Luther Nursing Home in Clinton, N.Y. She had been a resident since July 31., She was born in Lyon Mountain, N.Y., Nov. 1, 1920, the daughter of the late Fred and Mary Perry Monette., hours will be in the Bruso-Desnoyers Funeral Home in Malone Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A funeral service will follow in the funeral home chapel with her son-in-law, Richard Jones, pastor of the Faith Baptist Church in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Joseph P. “Chips” McKenna

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Joseph P. “Chips” McKenna, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2008. He is survived by his son, Joseph Quiroz; sister, Susan (Jeffrey) Paine; nieces, Colleen, Sheridan, Teresa Richards and Margi Linder; cousins, aunts and uncles, including Mr. and Mrs. Dr. Raymond Russell of Ilion. Services and interment are at the convenience of the family. Contributions may be made to the Open Door Mission.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Juliano, Eugene W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              will be received by the family on Wednesday evening 6-9 PM at the Brunner Funeral Home (716-692-3841), 156 Robinson St., North Tonawanda. Graveside interment services at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow, PA will be private. Memorials may be made to Niagara Hospice, Inc. Directions, on-line register book and obituary can be found at www.brunnerfuneralhome.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Karney, Robert M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                October 5, 2008 Robert M. Karney, 84, of Fairmount, died Sunday at the VA Medical Center after a short illness. Born in Syracuse, he was a graduate of Most Holy Rosary High School. He served with the U.S. Army during WWII. Bob then graduated from Culinary College in NYC and was a chef on several ocean liners for many years. In later years Bob settled in Fairmount, working at Fairmount Community Church and volunteering with Meals on Wheels. He was predeceased by his sisters, Margie Horan and Katie Drago; and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Katowitch, Michael

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  AMF Union Machinery and served in the Army during WWll. A private memorial service will be held at a future date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions are made to Hospice Community Care, 10128 West Broad Street, Suite J, Glen Allen, VA 23060 www.SiLive.com/obits

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Koss, Marie E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Koss, Marie E. Penfield: October 5, 2008. Predeceased by her husband, John. Marie is survived by 2 daughters, Ellen (Leon) Zoeller and Dottie Koss; 5 grandchildren, Julie (Robert) Dutcher, Laura (Joel) Durant, John, Nicole and Paul deViere; 5 great-grandchildren, Jessica and Megan Dutcher, Olivia and Johnny Durant, and Quinn deViere; 2 sisters, Helen Allgier and Anna Vidakovich; 2 brothers, John (Mary) Koke and Edward (Betty) Kokolus; sister-in-law, Stephanie Les; several nieces and nephews. No prior…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Kwietniewski, Eleanor B. (Zak)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      KWIETNIEWSKI - Eleanor B. (nee Zak)October 5, 2008 of Hamburg, NY; beloved wife of Edward Kwietniewski; devoted mother of Edward (Sandra), Robyn (David) Blenker and Dawn (Richard OConnor) Kwietniewski; cherished grandmother of Daniel, Edward and Kyle; loving sister of Helen (Norbert) Rutkowski, Elizabeth Call and the late Rosemarie (Paul) Slawicz; dear sister-in-law of Carolyn (Ray Rafanowicz) Kwietniewski; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends received at the LAKESIDE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, INC.,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • LAWRENCE E. JOHNSON

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Lawrence E. “Larry” Johnson, 68, of 969 Almond Rd., passed away unexpectedly Sunday (Oct. 5, 2008) shortly after arrival at St. James Mercy Hospital. Visiting hours will be from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Bender-Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 354 Canisteo St., Hornell, where funeral services will take place 11 a.m. Wednesday. A complete obituary will appear in the Tuesday edition of The Evening Tribune. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Langdon, Robert W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lee, Ruth Becker "Jane"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Lehtonen, Suzanne M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Lehtonen, Suzanne M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                October 5, 2008 Suzanne M. Lehtonen, 42, of Mayer Street, Liverpool, died Sunday, October 5, 2008, in St. Joseph's Hospi- tal, Syracuse. Mrs. Lehtonen was born in Sidney the daughter of John R. and Sandra J. Davis Allen of Sidney and has resided in Liverpool since 1987. She was graduate of SUNY Delhi Class of 1986 and was employed by the NYS Department of State in Syracuse, since 1987. In addition to her parents she is survived by her beloved husband, Steven E. Lehtonen of Liverpool, NY; one sister,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lessaongang, Bettina M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Liberatore, Nancy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and family are invited to call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008, at the C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008, from the Sacred Heart Church, 15 Liberty St., Sidney, with the Rev. Fr. Gordon Polenz, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in the Prospect Hill Cemetery, Sidney. Memorial gifts in her name may be directed to the Sacred Heart Church, Liberty Street, Sidney, NY 13838.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Long, Phyllis (Bluhm)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Long, Phyllis (Bluhm) Fpt/Cdga/Gva: Passed 9/30/08 after long illness. Survived by sons, Don and Phil (Nancy); grandchildren Tim, Toby, Courtney, Christa, and Jim; sister Mary Granger of Cdga/Fpt; and sister in law, Lorraine Gridley of Arizona; nieces and nephew and several grandchildren. Predeceased by husband, Earl in 2003. Services at the convenience of the family. Charitable gifts to the Alzheimer's Assn in her memory.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Loughlin, Charlotte A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Bloomingburg, NY Charlotte A. Loughlin, a retired therapy aid with the Middletown Psychiatric Center, and a 50-year area resident, entered into rest on Sunday, October 5, 2008 in the O.R.M.C. Horton Campus, Middletown, NY. She was 85 years old. The daughter of the late Harvey W. and Grace T. Kopp Snyder, she was born on May 23, 1923 in Port Jervis, NY. She was the widow of Thomas J. Loughlin, Sr., who predeceased her on October 2, 1994. Charlotte was a member of Our Lady of the Assumption Church in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Lush, Alan E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Lush, Alan E. MANCHESTER: Age 76, died on October 6, 2008. Survived by sons, Gary (Melissa) Lush, Terry (Yvonne) Lush, &Steven (Keri) Lush; grandchildren, Tara, Damian, Matt, &Renee Lush; great-grandchildren, Mariah, Tabitha, &Ayden; and brothers, Lyle (Beverly) Lush &Olin (Betty) Lush. A Memorial Service will be held 11am Thursday, October 9 at the Manchester Baptist Church, 54 South Main Street, Manchester, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations in Alan's memory can be made to the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lutz Jr., Richard. W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lutz, Richard. W., Jr. Holley, NY/formerly of Lancaster, PA: Passed at home September 28, 2008, from the loving arms of his family and wife into the loving arms of our LORD JESUS, at age 61. Survived by the love of his life, wife Kathy (Papaleo) Lutz, daughters, Jodi (Tim) Bird, Katie (Roy Wagner) Apton, step-sons Steven (Andrea) Shadders, Michael (Lynn) Shadders, sister Linda (Larry) Leed, cousin Dawn Rothfus, brother-in-law Vincent (Pam) Papaleo, sisters-in-law Madeline (Larry) Woodruff, Rebecca Papaleo,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Mager, Mary A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Formerly of Matamoras, PA Mary A. Mager, of Pickerington, OH, formerly of Matamoras, PA passed away Saturday, May 4th 2008 in Pickerington, OH. She was 87. She was born June 13, 1921 in Port Jervis, the daughter of the late Peter and Martha Sigreto Mager. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Robert H. Mager. Mary was a 1939 graduate of Port Jervis High School. She was a life long resident of Matamoras until declining health required a move with family to Ohio.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Maio, Paul A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Marcil, Ruth Ann

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Marro, Peter A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Mary Alice (Cobb) Grippe

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Grippe family of Frankfort, mourn the loss of their beloved wife, mother, sister and grandmother, Mary Alice (Cobb) Grippe, 81, who went home to be with the Lord in the presence and love of family members peacefully on Monday evening, September  29, 2008 in her Acme Road residence. Mary Alice was born on April 16, 1927 in Schuyler, NY, daughter of the late Rex and Mildred (Austin) Cobb and was educated in Ilion schools.  She has resided her entire married life in Frankfort, NY.  On June 19, 1948 Mary…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Matteson, Holly L.

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Matteson, Holly L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        will receive relatives and friends at the Kalec Funeral Home, Tuesday, October 7, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Her Funeral Service there, Wednesday, at 1 p.m., Margie Rodgers, officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • May, Francis J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Casey Funeral Home, 350 Slosson Ave, Castleton Corners, on Thursday 10:30 A.M. Interment Fairview Cemetery. Friends will be received Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. www.SILive.com/obits

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Mazanec, James Edward

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            EDMESTON _ James Edward Mazanec, 75 years old, of Edmeston, passed away Oct. 5, 2008, at M.I. Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown. James was born July 15, 1933, in Greenfield, Mass., the son of Edward V. and Ella W. (Wood) Mazanec. He spent his childhood in Shelburn Falls, Mass. He was a 1951 graduate of the Arms Academy of Shelburn, Mass. James is survived by his brother, Robert H. Mazanec; and sister, Barbara E. Mazanec. He was a surveyor and grade foreman for Warner Brothers Construction of Sunderland, Mass.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • McCartin, Vincent Joseph

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Vincent Joseph McCartin, 88, of Sun Lakes, AZ, passed away on September 30, 2008 in Gilbert, AZ. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Bernice of Sun Lakes, AZ; daughter, Suzanne Beauregard (Ray) of Tucson, AZ; son, Dennis McCartin (Sharon) of Keaau, HI; six grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren; sister, Pat Szelest (John) of Lady Lake, FL; sister-in-law, Mary McCartin of Pembroke, MA, along with numerous nieces and nephews.Graveside Services will be held on Friday, October 10, 2008 at 11:00 AM at…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • McElwain, Angie R.

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • McGarry, Charles Rex

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  McGarry, Charles Rex Gates: Passed away Sunday, October 5, 2008 at age 79. He was born in Bristol WV and was a former employee of Bausch and Lomb. He is survived by his devoted wife of 51 years, Erma; children, Virginia (Charles) Heschke, Loretta (Glenn) Kramer, Charles E. (Joyce) McGarry, Deborah Holley; 9 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; sister, Grace Williams; several nieces, nephews &friends. Family and friends may call WED. 4:00-7:00 PM at DiPonzio Funeral Home, Inc., 219 Spencerport Road,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • McGuire, Dorothea V. (Haldoupis)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    are invited to call Saturday, October 11th, 1-3 PM at Miller Funeral Homes, Inc., 3325 Winton Rd. South, where Dorothea's Funeral Service will be held following calling at 3:30 PM. Interment, private. The family asks the courtesy of no flowers. Contributions may be made to the Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center, 2652 Ridgeway Ave., Rochester, NY 14626, in her memory. To email a message of condolence, please visit Dorothea's guest book at: www.millerfuneralhomes.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • McLaughlin, M. Carol

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      October 5, 2008 M. Carol McLaughlin, 86, of Oswego, passed away Sunday, October 5, 2008. Surviving are her sister, Rosemary "Buddie" Murray. A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Church. There are no calling hours. dowdlefuneralhome.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mecca, Pamela

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        MECCA, Pamela -Memories live on in our hearts.LOVE ZACHARY, MOM, DAD, MARK, GRAMMY AND POPPY,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Miles, Donna H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Miles, Donna H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            October 4, 2008 Donna H. Miles, 65, of East Lake Rd., Spafford, NY, passed away October 4, 2008. Calling hours will be held Wednesday 2 to 3 p.m. with a memorial service to follow at 3 p.m. at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave , Cortland.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Milewski Jr., Stanley C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Milkowski, Frances J. (Prodyma)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                MILKOWSKI - Frances J. (nee Prodyma)October 5, 2008, of Lackawanna, NY, beloved wife of the late Raymond W.; dearest mother of Raymond F. (Therese); loving grandmother of Joseph (Nicole), Raymond W. and Jeffrey; great-grandmother of Joseph and Amaya; daughter of the late Stanley and Catharine (nee Rudna) Prodyma; sister of the late Stella (late Charles) Ulbrecht and Effie (late Gene) Ringle; also survived by nieces and nephews. Visitation from the COLONIAL MEMORIAL CHAPELS, INC., 3003 South Park Ave,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Mohan Jr., Donald S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Port Jervis, NY Donald S. Mohan Jr., age 57, late of Port Jervis, NY, passed away Friday, October 3, 2008, at Kindred Hospital, Dover, NJ. He was born September 16, 1951 in Ridgewood, NJ, the son of Donald S. Mohan Sr. and Elizabeth Jane Belinsky Mohan. Don was the retired owner of Don Mohan Locksmith in Port Jervis and a member of Drew United Methodist Church. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Sherry L. Smith Mohan, at home; son, SrA John Scott Mohan, USAF, of Albuquerque, NM;…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Molin, William

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Moore, William

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Morrison, Helen L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Morrison, Helen L. (Delaney) (Wester) Greece: Saturday, October 4, 2008 at age 89. Predeceased by her husbands, Linwood P. Morrison and William "Bill" Wester; and brother, Donald Delaney. She is survived by her brothers and sister, James Delaney of OR, Jessie Wackerman and Lynn Delaney; step-children, James (Angie) Morrison and Kathryn (Craig) Rehfuss both of OR; several nieces, nephews and friends; close friend, Velma Simpson. Helen was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Conesus. A…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Morse, Jordan S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Morse, Jordan S. Rochester: Passed away unexpectedly Sunday, October 5, 2008 at age 15. He is predeceased by his father, Jeffrey; grandmother, Joy Schembra and grandfather, Joseph Schembra. Survived by his mother, (Stephanie Morse); step-father, Ty Bragg; grandmother, Rosemary Schembra; brothers, Jesse and Justice; cousins, Melanie Isaac, George Bonin, Bella Burchett, Jeannine, Carra and Joan Polcyn; aunts, Shawne Isaac and Vicky Lima. Jordan was a student in the 10th grade at Brighton High School. The…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Mullett, Helen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            October 2, 2008 Mrs. Helen Mullett, 74, of New Port Richey, Florida, passed away Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Marliere Hospice Care Center, Pasco County. FL. A loving wife, she was predeceased by her husband, Samuel Mullett, and son, Jonathan Mullett. She lived in the Syracuse area until 1994. Mrs. Mullett was employed as a mother to five children, whom she taught to enjoy a love of life and her gift of a quick smile. She enjoyed any craft that began to satisfy her creative needs, including weaving, ceramics,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Muniak, Benjamin V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              invited. Interment will be cared for privately at White Chapel Memorial Park. If desired, memorials to the University at Buffalo Foundation – Geography Fund are preferred by the family. Complete obituary, condolences and directions at www.hampfuneral.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Murphy, Eugene T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                may call Thursday from 4-7 at Johnson-Kennedy Funeral Home, Inc., 47 N. Main St., Canandaigua. A Prayer Service will be held Friday at 9:30 A.M. at the funeral home. His Funeral Mass will follow at 10 A.M. at St. Mary's Church, 95 N. Main St., Canandaigua. Interment with military honors will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Victor. Memorial contributions may be made to Marine Corps League Memorial Day Detachment #468, P.O. Box 654, Waterloo, NY 13165.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Nardella, Joseph J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Neacy Sr., Charles P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Neal, Sarah Jane Chaffee

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      NEAL, Sarah Jane Chaffee Of Trumansburg, NY, died quietly Saturday, October 4th, at Seneca View SNF in Montour Falls, NY. Sarah, one of eight children of Fred Fayette and (Mary Maude) Marie Daly Chaffee of rural Towanda, Pennsylvania, was predeceased by her parents and her seven siblings. Sarah graduated from the Towanda school system in 1936, married William Rex Neal of Tupelo, Mississippi in 1937, and they started their married life in the Towanda/Sayre area. Bill Neal was one of many handsome…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Ngo, Quoc-Dung

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      may call Wednesday from 5-7 PM at the DiPonzio Funeral Home, Inc., 219 Spencerport Road, Gates. On Thursday morning, October 9, friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass at 9:30 in St. Helen's Church, 310 Hinchey Rd. Interment, private.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Nicosia, Jenny R. (Alletto)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Nicosia, Jenny R. (Alletto) Gates: October 5, 2008. She is survived by her loving husband Joseph M. Nicosia; beloved mother of Joanna Tuzzeo, Sarah (Joseph) Mech, Peter J. (Teresa) Nicosia, Carla (Daniel) Cox and Joseph Nicosia, Jr.; devoted grandmother of Christopher (Cristina) Mech, Angela Mech, Peter Mech, April Cox, Linley Cox, Matthew Nicosia, John Nicosia, James Tuzzeo and Alexa Nicosia; brother, John (Barbara) Alletto; sisters-in-law, Jennie Fornarola, Katherine "Kay" Alletto and Sylvia…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Normandin, Aidai

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PLATTSBURGH -- Aidai Normandin entered into Eternal Life on Monday, Oct. 6, 2008, at the age of 92., She was born in Mooers on July 16, 1916, the daughter of Arthur and Florina (Dubreuil) Gelineault., A resident of Plattsburgh for many years, she entered the Meadowbrook Heath Care Facility in 2004., She is predeceased by her husband, Claude Normandin; her parents, Arthur and Florina Gelineault; three brothers; and three sisters; and one niece, Alphegina Snide., Survivors include seven nieces, Florence…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Nutten, Marleah Beardsley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Nutten, Marleah Beardsley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              1:15 p.m. from the funeral home. Burial will be in Fort Hill Cemetery. Contributions: Second Baptist Church (Children Ministries), 1 N. Herman Ave., Auburn.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • O'Connell, Joey

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                will be held on Wednesday, October 8, from 6-8 p.m. at the VanInwegen-Kenny, Inc. Funeral Home, 401 Broadway in Monticello. His funeral service will be held on Wednesday evening, at 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Assoc., Lower Hudson Valley Chapter, 200 White Plains Road, Suite 523, Tarrytown, NY 10591. Arrangements are under the direction of the VanInwegen-Kenny, Inc. Funeral Home of Monticello. For additional information, please visit…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Oppido, Rose C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Ortega, Amy L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ORTEGA, Amy L. -Happy Anniversary, Baby Girl. I miss you &I love you.LOVE CONRAD,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Osborne, Irene M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Tuesday, October 7th, from 6 to 8 p.m. Her funeral and committal services will follow at 8 p.m. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Palisano, Charles S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        will be present on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 2600 Sheridan Drive (Corner of Parker Blvd) where Funeral Services will be held on Friday at 8:45 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial Celebrated from St. Margaret Church, 1395 Hertel Avenue at 9:30 AM. Friends invited.On-line guest register www.Amigone.com,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Pamela J. Wheaton

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Pamela J. Wheaton of 57 Greenwich St. passed away Saturday (Oct. 4, 2008) at Jones Memorial Hospital, Wellsville. She was born May 20, 1959, in Wellsville, to Robert and Patricia (Knox) Wheaton. Pam was a lifelong resident of Belmont and graduated from both Belmont Central School and Olean Business Institute (OBI). She was a dedicated 27-year employee of Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville. Pam served for over 20 years as an active member of the Amity Rescue Squad and recently was its secretary. She was…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Panzarella, Cosimo S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PANZARELLA - Cosimo S. October 5, 2008. Beloved husband of Josephine (Ortolano); loving father of Vincenza (Anthony) Milioto and Maryann (Fred) Mruczek; grandfather of Sal, Angela and Cosimo Milioto and Brittany and Casimir Mruczek; great-grandfather of three; son of the late Cosimo and Vincenza (Polizotto) Panzarella; brother of Paola and Francesca Panzarella; pre-deceased by Joseph and Michele Panzarella, Josephine and Loreta Genco and Marianna Pecoraro; survived by many nieces and nephews. Family present…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Pelrah, Patricia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira, on Thursday, October 9th, from 6 to 8 p.m. Her memorial service will follow at 8 p.m. Committal prayers and interment will be held on Saturday, October 11th, at 11 a.m. at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Odessa.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Penney, Arthur B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Formerly of Scotchtown, NY Arthur B. Penney of Penney Farms, FL and a former resident of Scotchtown, NY, peacefully entered into eternal rest on Friday, October 3, 2008, in Montgomery, NY. He was born on June 24, 1923 in Moriches, NY, to the late Clarence and Edith (Ross) Penney. He graduated from Center Moriches High School in 1939 and Brown University in 1944 with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. He proudly served in the U.S. Army's Cadre of 656 Engineer Topographic Battalion during WW II. He was an…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pevo, Jack L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PEVO, Jack L. Age 90, of Newtown Road, Odessa, NY, passed away at his home on Saturday, October 4, 2008. He was born in Pelham, NY, the son of the late Giacomo and Elisa (Zambelli) Pevo (Piva). His first wife, Frances Guilmette Pevo; son, Peter Pevo; granddaughter, Marinda Pevo; sister, Mary Carlisto; brothers, Ben and Andrew Pevo, predeceased him. He is survived by his wife, Eleanor; daughters, Jacqueline Romanki (Stephen) and Elisa Millspaugh (Fred); son, Mario Pevo (fiancée, Molly Fagnan). Mr. Pevo…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pfeifer, Sister Marie Christine

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Philip E. Bowen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Philip E. Bowen, 73, of Ilion, passed away at his home Tuesday evening, September 30, 2008. Born August 26, 1935, in Lake Placid, he was the son of Earnest and Frances Bowen. The family purchased a farm and moved to Richfield Springs in 1943, where he attended school in the Cherry Valley school district. He was joined in marriage to Mary E. McGee in 1960. They resided together in St. Johnsville where Phil worked as an auditor for A&P grocery before opening two family run restaurants in 1962. In 1965, he…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Pierce, Earl L.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Plezia, Marie L. (Waite)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PLEZIA - Marie L. (nee Waite)October 6, 2008 of Sloan, NY; beloved wife of Edmund Plezia; dearest mother of Dr. Patricia (Dr. Manuel) Modiano and Linda (Robert) Mariacher Jr.; loving grandmother of Julia, Audrey, Rebecca, Lauren and Mitchell; sister of Betty Jarzyniecki, late Elmer Waite and the late Maxine Wells; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family present to receive friends on Wednesday from 4-9 PM at the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME, 2047 Broadway, Cheektowaga-Buffalo City Line. A Mass of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Przybyl, Betty M. (Rush)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Purvis, Carolyn M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PURVIS, Carolyn M. Of Horseheads, NY Age 67, passed away peacefully Saturday, October 4, 2008, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. and are incomplete at this time.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Rankin, Peter

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Raymer, Elizabeth

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Raymer, Elizabeth Sodus: Passed away on Sunday, September 28, 2008 at age 95. Elizabeth is survived by her family. She was dearly loved and will be deeply missed. A graveside service will be held on Friday October 10th, 10 a.m. at the Sodus Rural Cemetery. Arr: Norton Funeral Home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Reh, Ronald A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    REH - Ronald A. October 3, 2008, in Tampa, FL, formerly of Buffalo, NY, son of the late Edward and Gertrude Reh; father of the late William Reh; brother of the late Janet A. Reh; also survived by several cousins. Funeral Services Thursday at 10 AM from the SIECK &MAST FUNERAL HOME, 4614 Main St., Snyder, 839-5990 (same location as SchlagerFuneral Home). Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Family will be present Wednesday 4-8 PM. Memorials may be made to Masonic Childrens Learning Center Valley…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Rein, Gerald "Jerry"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      REIN - Gerald Jerry October 6, 2008; beloved husband of Getelle Rein; devoted father of Howard (Marge) Rein, Cathy (Fred) Sommer and David (Mary) Rein; loving grandfather of Jason, Andy, Katie, Jessica and Lauren Rein, Rachel and Jennifer Sommer; brother of Martin Buddy (Lenore) Rein and Arlene Sis (Don) Saltzman of Tampa, FL.; son of the late Joseph and Jean Rein; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held from AMHERST MEMORIAL CHAPEL, INC., 281 Dodge Rd. Wednesday at 1:00 PM. No…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Reirdon, J. John (Jack)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Rent, Edward F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Edward F. Rent of Endicott Funeral Services for Edward F. Rent will be held Tuesday 9:30 a.m. from the Allen Memorial Home, 511-513 East Main Street, Endicott, followed by a Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in his memory may be made to Our Lady of Good Counsel Church Soup Kitchen, 701 West Main Street, Endicott, N.Y. 13760; or the charity of one's choice.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Rieber, Laurie Ann Kentoski

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            will be held on Tuesday, October 7 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at the VanInwegen-Kenny, Inc. Funeral Home, 401 Broadway in Monticello. Her funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, October 8 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Sullivan Street in Wurtsboro with Fr. Peter Madori officiating. Burial will follow at the St. Joseph's Cemetery in Wurtsboro. Memorial contributions can be made to Rock Hill Fire Dept., P.O. Box 116, Rock Hill, NY 12775, the Rock Hill Ambulance Corps, P.O. Box 1, Rock…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Robert E. Relyea

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Robert E. Relyea, 62, passed away peacefully Tuesday (Sept. 30, 2008) at the Buffalo VA Hospital. Bob was born Feb. 2, 1946, in Warsaw, a son of Kenneth and Stella (Porter) Relyea. Bob was a graduate of Warsaw High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Vietnam Conflict from 1964-67, where he received a Purple Heart. He was predeceased by his wife, Maxine (Rounsville) Relyea; a son, Christopher Relyea; a grandson, Brandon Michael Relyea; and his twin brother, William Relyea. Bob was…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Rodzik, Casimir P. (Casey)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                RODZIK - Casimir P. Casey ButchieOctober 6, 2008 of Buffalo, NY; son of the late Casimir and Eleanor Rodzik; dear brother of Robert M. (Elizabeth) Rodzik and the late Nancy Rodzik; dear uncle of Michael (Wanda) Dingelday and Bernadette (David) Concheiro; great-uncle of Krystal Bouquard, Tiffany and Michael Dingelday Jr. Funeral Services Thursday at 9:30 AM from the Old First Ward Chapel of the PETER K. LESLIE FUNERAL HOME, 580 South Park Ave. (corner of Hamburg St., 855-1411) and in Our Lady of Perpetual…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Ronsini, Mario A.

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rosche, Wilbert and Margaret

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    October 3, 2008 Margaret Rosche July 5, 2008 Former residents of Baldwinsville and Ft. Myers. Devoted to each other and their family throughout 63 years of marriage. Pre-deceased by son, Robert; and daughter, Susan. Survived by loving daughters, Linda of Oswego and Marilyn of Rochester; grand-daughters, Jennifer (Ed) Waller, Laura (Patrick) Murphy and Katie Donoghue of Arizona and Emma Rosche-Ritchie of San Francisco; grandson, Luke Rosche-Ritchie of Rochester; great-grandchildren, Bryan, Caitlyn, Andrew…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Ross, Joseph Michael

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008, at the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, 14 Grand St., Oneonta, at which time the family will be in attendance. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to St. Mary's School, care of St. Mary's Church, 39 Walnut St., Oneonta, NY 13820 (Joe was proud to have been in its first graduating class) or to Gilmour Healthcare Facility, 88 Calvary Drive, Norwich, NY 13815. Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting the website…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Rowe, Leslie S. "Les"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Rowe, Leslie S. "Les" Dansville: On 10/6/08 at age 99. Widower of Hazel Came Rowe. Father of Jane Cassada Kenney of Dansville. Grandfather of Marie Cassada of Geneseo and Tom Cassada and his companion Doug Howard of Rochester, great-grandfather of Scott (Rebecca) Wilson, Brian Wilson both of Ohio and Nicole Wilson of New Jersey. Brother of Stephen Rowe of Hornell. Predeceased by siblings, Aliene Fox and Jeanette Mungo. Calling hours Sat., Oct. 18 from 9:00am to 11:00am at the Dansville…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Rudebush, Mary C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • STANLEY G. WRAIGHT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Stanley G. Wraight, 55, entered into God’s loving arms late Friday evening (Oct. 3, 2008) in the presence of his loving family at his home at 108 Howell St. Born in Bath on May 4, 1953, he was the son of Gordon and Helen Armstrong Wraight, who survives. On Aug. 6, 2005, he was married in Hornell to the former M. Martha Shick, who also survives. A former resident of Avoca and a graduate of Avoca Central School, class of 1971, Stan also received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Alfred University in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Sage, Russell H.

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Samphier, Clarence

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                October 4, 2008 Clarence Samphier, 73, died Saturday at St Joe's Hospital. Left to cherish his memory are his long-term companion, Joan Krause; four daughters, Anna (Gary) Shelly, Clara Samphier, Mary Ann (Jerry) Denny and Rita (Trevor) Pastor; two sons, Michael (Laura) Samphier and James Samphier; a brother, Frank; a sister, Vernice Manchester; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Calling hours will be 10 a.m. to noon Friday, with the funeral service to follow promptly at noon at DEWITT…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Sassani, Angelo M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  will be conducted Thursday, October 9, 2008, at 10:45 a.m. at the James V. DeMarco &Son Funeral Home, 737 Chenango St., Port Dickinson, N.Y., and continue at 11:30 a.m. at Vincent DePaul Church where a Funeral Mass will be offered. Burial will follow in Vestal Hills Memorial Park. Family and friends are invited to call at the DeMarco &Son Funeral Home, on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sattelberg, Alan R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Alan R. Sattelberg, 54, of Sanborn, NY, died unexpectedly Monday, October 6, 2008 in Mount St. Mary's Hospital, Lewiston, NY, after being stricken ill at home, after suffering an apparent heart attack.Alan was born in North Tonawanda, NY on January 15, 1954, the son of Howard Sattelberg of North Tonawanda and the late Mary (Bishop) Sattelberg, where he attended local schools. He was a graduate of Niagara Wheatfield High School, in the Class of 1971, and later received his Bachelor Degree in mechanical…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Scheer, Lynne Ross

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      October 4, 2008 Lynne Ross Scheer, of Tully and Skaneateles, passed away at home Saturday, Oct. 4 with her husband, Bob by her side. Lynne grew up in New York City and graduated from Queens College. She went on to graduate study in philosophy at Harvard University before taking her first job at Sperry Rand Corp. where she worked on the Univac, one of the first digital computers, in the early 1950s. She married Bob in 1952 and moved to Syracuse from Philadelphia in 1955. They had four children who shared…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Schmidt, Jean

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Schmidt, Jean Webster: Passed away October 4, 2008 at age 88. Predeceased by her husband, Ralph and her son, Garry E. Survived by her son, Stephen; grandchildren, Micah and Damian (Nancy); daughter-in-law, Prudence; nieces, Elinor Scheur and Marlene Kalnitz; 2nd cousins, Debbie Morrison, Robert, William, John and David Leible; extended family, Marsha Schmidt, Carole Greene, Betty Schmidt, and Sarah Jackson. Prayer Service at St. Rita's Church (Webster), Friday 10:15 AM.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Schmidt-Cox, Janet

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mrs. Janet L. Schmidt-Cox, 61, of 999 County Route 39, Chase Mills, NY, died early Monday (October 6, 2008) morning at Massena Memorial Hospital, following a brief illness. She was born May 16, 1947 in Niagara Falls, the daughter of Robert and Lillie Hunzeker Schmidt. She graduated from North Tonawanda Senior High School and later from Bryant and Stratton Business School in Buffalo. Janet served in the US Air Force, having been stationed in Keesler AFB in Biloxi, MS. She worked for the US Postal Service in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Scrivani, Joseph "Biagio"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Secrist, Ruth B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              may call 4-7 P.M. Wed. at Willard H. Scott Funeral Home, 12 South Ave., Webster. Memorial Service 10:00A.M. Thurs. at Browncroft Community Church, 2350 Browncroft Blvd., Rochester. A reception will follow at Church. Memorials may be directed to Lifetime Care Home Hospice, Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center, or Assoc. for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sheila A. (Blais) Aiello

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mrs. Sheila A. (Blais) Aiello, 72, a Herkimer native, most recently of Cohoes, N.Y., passed away on Monday, Oct. 6, 2008, in Albany Medical Center. She was born in Herkimer on Nov. 8, 1935, daughter of the late Leo and Arlene (Truax) Blais and graduated with honors from Herkimer High School and was also a member of the National Honor Society. On April 11, 1959, Sheila was united in marriage with Anthony J. Aiello in St. Anthony Church, Herkimer with the Rev. Gustave Purificato, officiating. Mr. Aiello…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Shewan, Nancy Ann (Enterline)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  will be received at the Leo M. Bean and Sons, Funeral Home, 2771 Chili Avenue, Wednesday 4-7. A Memorial Service will take place Thursday 11 AM at Pearce Memorial Church, 4322 Buffalo Road, North Chili. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in her memory to Dr. Russ (Beth) White, a Missionary Surgeon in Tenwek, Kenya, c/o World Gospel Mission, PO Box 948 Marion, IN 46952 or to Pluta Cancer Center, 125 Red Creek Drive, Rochester, NY 14623.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Shirley R. Smith

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Shirley R. Smith, 75, of 7922 State Route 36, passed away Friday (Oct. 3, 2008) at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Bath, surrounded by his family. Born in Hornell Oct. 7, 1932, the son of Earl and Pauline Voltz Smith, he resided in this area all his life. He was a graduate of Hornell High School, Class of 1950, and served his country as a member of the United States Army from 1957-1959. He had been employed in dairy farming in his early life and later at the Former GLF in Bath.  He then…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Silverman, Jerome

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sinatra, Joseph G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Singleton, Robert Raymond

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Smeeding, Marjorie H. (Thompson)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SMEEDING - Marjorie H. (Thompson) October 5, 2008, wife of the late Edwin C. Smeeding Jr.; mother of Timothy M., James E. (Anne Van Kleeck), Thomas G. (Diane), John A. (Debby) and Margaret Kilga; grandmother of Ryan, Erin, Lauren, Patrick, Nicholas, Joseph, Madeline and Zackary; great-grandmother of Mariah; sister of Ruth (late Richard) Auer; special relative of Mary Ann Laubacher. Friends may call Wednesday 7-9 and Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (West Seneca Chapel) THOMAS H. McCARTHY FUNERAL HOME, 250…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Smerno, Winnifred Eannone (Hughes)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            EANNONE-SMERNO - Winnifred (nee Hughes)78, of Niagara Falls, died on October 5, 2008. Survived by James R. Smerno of Niagara Falls, his daughter Beth Pifer, sister Eileen Nanula, nephews Philip Nanula, Steven Nanula, Paul Nanula and Anthony Nanula, eleven great-nieces and great-nephews. Visitation on Wednesday from 2 4 &7 9 p.m. at M.J. COLUCCI &SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Rd., Niagara Falls where services will be on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Mark Auernhamer officiating.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Smith, Ann Louise

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Smith, Arthur Nelson

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Smith, Edwin C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  may call at the RUTLAND-CORWIN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2670 Main St., Newfane, NY, THURSDAY 2-4 and 7-9 PM where funeral services will be held FRIDAY at 11:00 AM. Military Honors and burial will be in Corwin Cemetery. Memorials to Miller Hose Company, PO Box 99, Newfane, NY 14108, or Inter Community Memorial Hospital would be appreciated by the family. Please visit www.rutland-corwin.com to send a condolence to the family.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Stankewick, Dr. Walter R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Stanley G. Wraight

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Stanley G. Wraight, 55, entered into God’s loving arms late Friday evening (Oct. 3, 2008) in the presence of his loving family at his home at 108 Howell St. Born in Bath, on May 4, 1953, he was the son of Gordon and Helen Armstrong Wraight, who survives. On Aug. 6, 2005, he was married in Hornell to the former M. Martha Shick, who also survives. A former resident of Avoca and a graduate of Avoca Central School, Class of 1971, Stan also received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Alfred University…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Stappenbeck, Todd G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        are invited to a Graveside Service Wednesday 2 PM at Oakwood Cemetery, 1975 Baird Road, Penfield. www.jenningsnultonmattlefh.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Stenglein Sr., Howard P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          may attend a Memorial Mass, Wednesday at 10 AM at St. Margaret Mary Church. Interment at the convenience of the family. Contributions can be made to the American Heart or Cancer Association. Reference JOHN M. HEDGES FUNERAL HOME

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Stocker, Harold R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            STOCKER - Harold R. October 6, 2008 of Amherst, NY. Beloved husband of Irene E. Stocker. Father of Lynda Hitchcock, Marleen (Robert) Ford, and James (Deborah) Stocker. Brother of Earl Stocker, Betty Turner, Joan Hendon, Nina Ratajzcak, Janet Fenston, and the late William and Leon Stocker. Also survived by 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the Harry A. Wedekindt Funeral Home 280 Grover Cleveland Hwy at N. Bailey Wednesday 6-8 PM where a funeral service will be held Thursday at 11…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sullivan, Mary Jane Rochester: Mary Jane (Sims) Sullivan, Oct. 3, 2008 at age 79. Survived by son, Gary (Kathy) Sims, daughter, Nikki Sims, 3 brothers, 8 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by a special niece, Mary Emily Coles. Calling hours Wed., Oct. 8 from 5-8 at the J. H. Cameron Funeral Home, 26 Rochester St., Scottsville. Funeral services Thurs., Oct. 9 at 10 AM at the Grace United Methodist Church, 121 Driving Pk, Rochester.…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                hours are from 5-8 p.m., Thursday, October 9, at Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, 130 Highland Ave., Middletown, NY and on Friday, October 10 from 12-2 p.m. at Mountain View United Methodist Church, North Street, Bloomingburg. A funeral service will be held on Friday, October 10 at 2 p.m., at the Mountain View United Methodist Church, North Street, Bloomingburg, NY. The Rev. Betty Beach Connell and the Rev. Rob Hewitt will co-officiate. Cremation will be private at the Cedar Hill Crematory, Middle Hope,…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Joyce Totte of Johnson City Joyce Totte, 81 years, went to be with her Lord on Monday morning, October 6, 2008, at her home surrounded by her family. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward L. Totte in 2001. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Lynn and Edward Fedish, Binghamton; four grandsons, Captain Jason Fedish, US Army, Steven Fedish, Brian Fedish and Kevin Fedish; a brother, Edward Liptak and his wife, Ruth, Conn.; nephews and many special friends. She was a retired assistant nursing…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt, Rachel Trapasso, 87, was born May 24, 1921, in Niagara Falls, NY. A 20-year resident of Ventura County, CA, Rachel passed away peacefully on September 26, 2008, surrounded by her devoted family.To those who loved her, Rachel was the most beautiful person inside and out. To everyone she met, “to know her was to love her.”She is survived by her daughter, Arlene Burns; son-in-law, Jack; grandsons, Robert and David Burns;…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        will be held on Friday, October 10, from 10-11 a.m. at the T.S. Purta Funeral Home, 690 County Route #1, Pine Island, NY 10969. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. immediately following the visitation at the funeral home. The Reverend Robert Hoag will officiate. Burial will be in the Orange County Veteran's Cemetery, Goshen. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc., 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550 or to the charity of one's…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Tryon, Donald Lee

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          may call Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m. at Snowdon Funeral Home, 1810 Sanderson Ave., Scranton, with funeral services immediately following. An additional Memorial Service in Elmira, NY will be properly listed soon. Donations to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, local chapter, may be made in lieu of flowers.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Tsakos, Nick

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            TSAKOS, Nick - 2006-2008. Dearest Nick, Two sad and lonely years have passed. I still wait to see you come through the door with a happy smile. Ill wait for you forever. Loving you more and always, LOVING WIFE ROSE,

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              October 5, 2008 Betty Rose Turk, 86, passed away peacefully at her home October 5, 2008. Betty was a lifelong resident of Pennellville. She graduated from Phoenix High School in 1939 and Morrisville College in 1942. Betty and her husband Donald raised their five children while working with her parents, Joe and Susie Bishop, on their White Stake Dairy Farm. She was employed by Phoenix Schools and was a clerk for the Postal offices in Pennellville and Mexico for 22 years. She enjoyed gardening and will be…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Tyler, Alice F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Narrowsburg, NY Alice F. Tyler of Narrowsburg, NY, a lifelong resident of the area died on Sunday, October 5, 2008 at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale, PA. She was 85 years old. Alice was the widow of Davide Tyler, who passed away June 13, 1999. She was a member of the Lake Huntington Presbyterian Church and the church's Ladies Auxiliary. Alice was a Sunday School Teacher for seven years, a school bus driver for 25 years for Narrowsburg Central School, she also was employed by Kittatinny Campgrounds…

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

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ethel Wittenberg(nee Green), age 87, of Highland, NY and formerly of Pine Bush, NY, passed away on October 6, 2008 after a short illness. Born in the Bushwick Section of Brooklyn on December 7, 1920 to Joseph and Celia Green, Ethel was among the first graduates of newly opened Queens College in 1941 and earned her Masters degree from Teachers College at Columbia University and an additional Masters degree at SUNY New Paltz. Ethel taught for over 20 years in the Pine Bush Central School District; she was…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Ave, West Brighton Thursday 8:45 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Teresa Church 9:30 A.M. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends will be received Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4, 7-9 P.M. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned & Operated Staten Island's only member of the International Order of the www.SILive.com/obits

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Roberta E. Wage of Owego A Memorial Service for Roberta E. Wage will be held on Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. at the Allen Memorial Home, 511-513 E. Main St., Endicott. Rev. Vickie Maxon, her Pastor, will officiate. Burial will be at the convenience of the family at Broadway Cemetery, Owego. The family will receive friends at the Allen Memorial Home on Tuesday from 5 p.m. until service time at 7 p.m. Expressions of sympathy in her memory may be made to the Memorial Fund of Whittemore Hill United Methodist…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Walter A. Szarejko

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Deacon Walter A. Szarejko, 84, a resident of Newport since 1988 and a former resident of Middleville for 40 years, died unexpectedly on September 30, 2008 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Utica. He was born in Herkimer on February 4, 1924, a son of the late Andrew and Mary  (Malinowski) Szarejko.  Walter graduated from Herkimer High School in 1941 and entered the U. S. Navy in 1942.  He served during WW II in the Pacific Theater as a turret gunner on torpedo bombers flying off aircraft carriers, U.S.S.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Walter, Natalie E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Niceville, FL Natalie E. Walter passed away on August 22, 2008 in Niceville, FL. The daughter of the late Martha Vickery and John J. Eden, she was born on May 22, 1920 in Harriman, NY. She is a graduate of Monroe High School, Monroe, NY and Centenary College for Women in Hackettstown, NJ. Mrs. Walter is predeceased by her husband, the Rev. Donald W. Walter, a pastor who served the Callicoon and Grahamsville charges in the New York Conference, as well as the Equinunk, Damascus and Center Moreland charges in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Wargo, Mary A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              will be held Thursday, October 9, at 9:00 a.m. at the Sedlock Funeral Home, Inc., 161 Clinton St., and at 9:30 a.m. at St. Cyril's Church where a Funeral Mass will be offered. Burial will be in Slovak Catholic Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Sedlock Funeral Home, Wednesday from 4-8 p.m.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira/Southport, NY on Tuesday, October 7, 2008, from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. with words of tribute being offered by Rev. Douglas Hodge, Tuesday evening at 8:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, Franklin St., Elmira, NY. Father Richard Farrell Celebrant. Immediately after the Mass, Mary will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband, Roger in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Williams, Clifford Earl

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Wisdom, Erma B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Erma B. Wisdom of Binghamton, N.Y. Erma B. Wisdom, 100, of Binghamton, passed away surrounded by her family on October 4, 2008. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles; and her daughter, Erma Jane. She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and David Mowry, Binghamton; one son and daughter-in-law, Harry and Vivian Wisdom, Ariz.; eight grandchildren, Diana Stoddard, Lori and Terry Durham, Timothy and Stefani Mowry, Tammy and Paul Stone, Tonia and Mario Lisi; 11 great-grandchildren, Jason,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wiser, Susan L.

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Wittenberg, Ethel (Green)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Highland, NY Ethel Wittenberg (nee Green), 87, of Highland, NY and formerly of Pine Bush, NY, passed away on October 6, 2008 after a short illness. Born in the Bushwick Section of Brooklyn on December 7, 1920, to Joseph and Celia Green, Ethel was among the first graduates of newly opened Queens College in 1941 and earned her Masters degree from Teachers College at Columbia University and an additional Masters degree at SUNY New Paltz. Ethel taught for over 20 years in the Pine Bush Central School District;…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Wohlganger, Charles E. A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              may call Wednesday 3-7 PM at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. Routes 15 &20A (21 Big Tree St) Livonia where services will be held on Thursday at 11 AM. Burial, Union Cemetery. Memorials to the Livonia Ambulance Fund PO Box 8, Livonia, NY 14487. To send condolences or further information please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PERU -- Gary A. Wood, 61, of the Mannix Road, Peru, N.Y., passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Oct. 5, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center. He was born in Altona, N.Y., on Dec. 7, 1946, the son of Albert and Tessie (Duquette) Wood., Gary was a 30-year member of the Laborers Local 186, retiring in 2001. In his retirement, he spent time working on his home and the homes of family and friends. Gary enjoyed helping various racers at Airborne International Speedway. He was a track champion in the Flying Tigers Division…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  THERESA M. WOODLEY, 93, of Station Street, Altona, died Sunday Oct., 5, 2008, at Meadowbrook Healthcare Facility., Funeral arrangements are incomplete Sunday. A full obituary will be in Tuesday's Press Republican., Arrangements are under the direction of the R. W. Walker Funeral Home in Plattsburgh.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ALTONA -- The family of Theresa M. Woodley of Altona, N.Y., sadly announces the passing of our dear mother on Oct. 5, 2008., Theresa Mary Burl was born on Dec. 7, 1914, in the town of Altona, the daughter of Joeseph and Carrie (Dame) Burl. She was youngest of ten children., Theresa married Frank J. Woodley on June 2, 1932, in Altona where she resided and raised a family of five boys and one girl. Along with being a mother of a large family, Theresa worked at the Mooers slipper factory and later retired from…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      10:30 a.m. Friday, Lycoming United Methodist Church. Calling Hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dowdle Funeral Home. www.dowdlefuneral home.com

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        are invited to call Wednesday, 4-7PM at PAYNE & MURPHY FUNERAL HOME 1040 Rt. 31, Macedon, where his Funeral Services will be held 11AM Thursday. Burial at Macedon Village Cemetery. For full obituary go to www.murphyfuneralservices.com.

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