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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

 

ARTHUR KOBRIN, PORT JERVIS, NEW YORK

Arthur Kobrin age 81 of Port Jervis, New York passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014 at the Kaplan Family Hospice Residence in Newburgh, New York.  He was born on November 14, 1932 in Trenton, New Jersey. He was the son of  the late Phillip and Anna Rosenblatt Kobrin, who were survivors of the holocaust
  Arthur was an avid Bingo player, who enjoyed  the company of his friends.  He is survived by his close friend and care giver, Patricia Horner of Port Jervis  and  Rabbi Endre Stamler of Newburgh.  Services were held Tuesday, September 16, at 1:30 PM at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY, with Rabbi Endre Stamler officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550.  Arrangements were by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E.  Main St., Port Jervis, NY.  For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit knight-auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 11:04 PM

Thursday, September 11, 2014

 

ALMA M. PENCEK, PORT JERVIS, NEW YORK

Graveside services for Alma M. Pencek, age 95 of Port Jervis, will be  held Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 1:30 PM  at Laurel Grove Cemetery, Port Jervis, NY.   Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY.  For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visitknight-auchmoody.com.

posted by DMA  # 8:18 PM

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

 

HENRY STENGEL, MATAMORAS, PENNSYLVANIA

Henry Stengel, 89, long time resident of 500 Avenue L, Matamoras, passed away July 3, 2014 at the home of his daughter and son in law, of natural causes.
Henry was born July 19, 1924 in Saint Gallen, Switzerland, son of Karl August Stengel and Anna Maria Katerina (Bischof) Stengel. He came to the United States as a young boy and lived in Brooklyn, New York with his parents, his brother Wilhelm (Willie) and his sister Ida. He attended the High School of Aviation Trades in Manhattan and worked for American Airlines as an aircraft mechanic on DC-3s at La Guardia field, until Nov. 1943, when he was inducted into the Army.
Henry was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Army Air Corps as a PFC; he was stationed as a Radar Operator in Co. D, 580th Signal Aircraft Warning Co. at Fort Schafter in Oahu, Hawaii where one of his duties was to assist in training night fighter pilots before their assignment to forward areas in the Pacific., and later as a First Lieutenant in the Air Force Reserve.
After the war Henry again worked for American Airlines in New York City as a file clerk, and then attended Utah State Agricultural College in Logan, Utah for his Bachelor of Science Degree and later was awarded a Masters Degree in Landscape Architecture from Harvard University.
Henry was married to Ruth Marie Johnson February 5 1953 in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York.
He worked for a time at the Architectural firm of Olmsted Brothers, after which he became employed by the Department of the Interior, U.S. Park Service, where he worked in both San Francisco, and Philadelphia, as well as several of the National Parks including Yellowstone National Park, as a Landscape Architect, Park Planner and Construction Coordinator. Henry worked on the designs for the landscaping around the St. Louis Arch.
 In 1967 Henry emigrated to Ottawa, Ontario, Canada with his wife and children after he became employed by the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development for the Government of Canada, the job from which he retired in 1981, before moving to Matamoras, Pennsylvania.
Henry was a lover of nature, trees and gardening. His Swiss/German heritage was a source of pride to him, and reflected in his personality. He was interested in photography, model railroading, stamps and coin collecting. He was a quiet, gentle man who cared for his family. He loved to sit and read the New York Times daily, work on the crossword puzzle - in pen - and was always well informed on current events and politics.
Henry was predeceased by his brother Wille, his loving wife Ruth, his sister Ida M. Scott, his brother-in-law Robert A DeStefano, and his sister in law Jean E. DeStefano.
Henry is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey Karl Stengel and Monica (McIsaac) Stengel of Hillsdale Ontario; his son Henry Newell Stengel of Port Colborne Ontario; his daughter and son-in-law Jennifer Kristian (Stengel) Llewellyn and Randall Francis Llewellyn of Nanticoke, PA; his nieces Jean Elizabeth Sindall, Robin Deborah Saraceni, his nephews Robert Newell DeStefano and Russell Howard DeStefano, his granddaughters Casey Elizabeth Llewellyn, Sarah Katherine Llewellyn, his grandson Gerald John Stengel and his granddaughter Danielle Elyse Stengel.
Graveside services will be held  Saturday, September 6, at 11 AM at the Milford Cemetery, Milford, Pennsylvania.  Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E.Main St., Port Jervis, NY.  For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit knight-auchmoody.com 



posted by DMA  # 1:27 PM

Saturday, August 30, 2014

 

GLORIA TOBACK WALDMAN, TOWN OF GREENVILLE, NEW YORK

Gloria Toback Waldman, age 63 of the Town of Greenville, NY passed away Thursday, August 28, 2014 at her home.  She was born on January 10, 1951 in Newburgh, NY, the daughter of the late  Bernard and Shirley Slott Toback.  Gloria worked as a certified dental assistant with her husband Dr.  Larry Waldman at Gloria Dental, Middletown, NY. 
Gloria was the love of my life. Her smile was the most beautiful in the world, lighting up the room with the special "glow" of hers. Her name fit her well , she was my "Glorious Gloria". Generous, compassionate, loyal, loving,and especially forgiving were a few of the virtues this special women possessed. But she was also a " tough cookie" and watch out if caught doing the "wrong" thing to her friends or herself. How lucky was I to be given this beautiful gift from god. Certainly I didn't deserve it! The long winding road of my crazy life's journey always led back to Gloria. She was my rock always there to bail "crazy" Larry out of another jackpot.Gloria was my wife, as well as my certified dental assistant. Always putting the patient care first, even at the expense of driving her husband mad! But that was one of the things I loved most about her. Patients upon entering the operatory, the first question they asked was " where is Gloria" !!! She was the comforter, their protection from the "evil" Dr. Waldman! Gloria was an avid dog lover of our Golden's retrievers Sunny, Connor,Casper and Stoney, next to me, they were the luckiest dogs in the world. How she looked and cared for " our boys" only further illustrated the beauty of her soul.
Gloria was a loving and loyal sister to her brother Charles, sisters Linda and Renee. A better friend you couldn't ask for. I am devastated by her passing . She will forever be my " brown -eyed girl". Heartbroken am I and life will never be the same without her!
Love you eternally my Glorious Gloria
 
She is survived by her husband Dr. Larry Waldman at home, her daughter, JoAnne  Fitzgerald of Wurtsboro, NY, her brother Charles Toback of Newburgh, her two sisters, Linda Pederson  of Syracuse, NY and  Renee Woods of Newburgh.  Memorial services will be held Saturday, August 30 at 12 o'clock noon at her home, 45 Old Mountain Road, Town of Greenville, NY.  Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY.  For information, directions, or to send a condolence note to the family visit knight-auchmoody.com.

posted by DMA  # 11:00 PM

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

 

WILLIAM HICKS, JR., PORT JERVIS, NEW YORK

William Hicks, Jr. age 92 of Port Jervis, NY passed away, Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at home.  He was born on  May 29, 1922 in Maybrook, NY, the son of the late William J. Hicks, Sr. and Jennie Babcock Hicks.  Bill proudly served our country during WW II with the U.S. Army. He  worked  as a trackman, conductor and switchman  for the Erie R.R., in Port Jervis. He was a life member of the Roosa-Fleming V.F. W. Post #161, Port Jervis and a member of the Brotherhood of R.R. Trainman.  Bill married Alice June Aldrich Hicks who pre-deceased him. He is survived by his five sons, Robert W. Hicks of Summitville, NY, James Hicks of the State of Florida,  Gerald Hicks and his wife Najda of Georgia, Kenneth Hicks of Sparrowbush,  William Hicks and his wife Dawn of Dingmans, PA, his four daughters,  Joyce Thompson and her husband Robert of Port Jervis, Cindy Mentz and her husband Neil of Boca Raton, Florida,  Jennie Malizia of Vernon, NJ, and Carol Ann Green and her husband Carroll of Port Jervis, two sisters, Edna Conklin of Huguenot and Gloria Cuddeback of Seabring, Florida, 23 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by his  son Anthony Hicks,  his grandson, Peter Dolshun,  his grand daughter Christina Hicks,  his great grandson, his two sisters, Jean Goble and Betty Brody. Visitation will be held Friday, August 29 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY.  Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 30, at 11 AM a the funeral home.  Rev. Vincent Odikanaro will officiate.  Interment will follow with  military honors at Quarry Hill Cemetery, Rio, NY.  Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY.  For information, directions or to send a condolence note tot he family visit knight-auchmoody.com.

posted by DMA  # 12:29 AM
 

DONALD EUGENE MARKS, PORT JERVIS, NEW YORK

Donald Eugene Marks, age 73 of Port Jervis, NY passed away Friday, August 22, 2014 at the Orange Regional Medical Center, Middletown, NY.  He was born on  November 6, 1941 in Auburn, NY,  the son of the late Clarence J. and Madeline Wallace Marks.  Donald was retired truck driver for Zitone Construction in Montague, New Jersey.  He was a social member of the Tri-State Naval Post #7241, Port Jervis.  He is survived by his son Michael Marks and his wife Frankie of Shohola, Pennsylvania  his daughter, Donna Christensen and her husband Thomas of Matamoras, Pennsylvania,  his grandson, Andrew Christensen, his sister Esther of Albany, NY,  and his niece Louise. Services will be private.  Cremation will take place at McLennan Hall crematory, Milford, Penna.  Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY.  For information ,directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit knight-auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 12:26 AM

Monday, August 25, 2014

 

WINIFRED E. "WINNIE" AUMICK, PORT JERVIS, NEW YORK

Winifred " Winnie" Aumick, age 95 of Port Jervis, NY passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014 at St. Joseph's Place, Port Jervis, NY.  She was  born on  September 11, 1918 in Port Jervis, NY, the daughter of the late  Joseph and Alice Carlow Worzel.  Winnie was faithful member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Port Jervis and a member of the Ladies Guild of the church. She was  also a member of the Tri-State Community Chorus and a volunteer at Bon Secours Community Hospital.  Winnie was a very loving, compassionate individual whose patience was to be admired.  She was always willing to lend a helping hand  when ever needed.  Winnie married  Theodore E.  Aumick, who pre-deceased her.  She is survived by her three sons, Clare Aumick and his wife  Mary Lou of Port Jervis, Glenn Aumick and his wife  Linda of Sparrowbush, Dennis Aumick and his wife Rose of  Montague, NJ,  her daughter Shirley  Lane and her husband Gary of Port Jervis, her daughter-in-law, Patricia Anderson and her husband  John of Port Jervis, her sister-in-law Vivian McGaw of Port Jervis,  her God Daughter, Laura Lane Quick of Huguenot, 13 grandchildren,  Arthur "Joey" Aumick and his wife Patricia, Dean Aumick  and wife Cathy,  Penny Quick and husband Walter, Michael Aumick and wife Pauline, Kerry Lane and husband David,  Dennis "Sean" Aumick and wife Jennifer, Shannon Aumick and wife Michelle, Melissa Malia and husband Patrick, Bridget Van Horn and husband Lincoln, Molly Riker and husband Michael,  Susan Sherwood and husband Joel, Coreena Atwell and husband Chuck, Ronald Lane and wife Jennifer, 23 great grandchildren, four great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  She was pre-deceased by her son, Arthur Aumick, Sr., her daughter Rosemary Aumick, her sisters, Marion Force and Dora Rhoades, her brothers,  Herbert and Lloyd Worzel and her step-sister Mary Nied.   Visitation will be held Wednesday, Aug. 27 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY.  Funeral services will be held Thursday, Aug. 28 at 11 AM at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Port Jervis, NY.  Rev. Patt Kauffman will officiate.  Interment will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery, Matamoras, Penna.  Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 31 W. Main St., Port Jervis, NY  12771.  Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY .  For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit knight-auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 4:08 PM

Sunday, August 24, 2014

 

MARGARET "MAGGIE" FULLER, PORT JERVIS, NEW YORK

Margaret "Maggie" Fuller, a loving wife, mother and grandmother age 57 of Port Jervis passed away Friday, August 22, 2014 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis. She was born on March 10, 1957 in Port Jervis, the daughter of the late Robert A. and Bertha Frailey Dwyer. Margaret was a home health care giver who touched the hearts of all who knew her. She was a member of St. Mary's R.C. Church, Port Jervis, a life member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Tri-State Naval Post #7241, and a life member of the Port Jervis Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Margaret married Frank W. Fuller, Jr., who survives at home. She is also survived by her two sons, Anthony Fuller and his wife Trisha and Frank Fuller, III and his wife Misty all of Port Jervis, three grandchildren Shane, Abigail and Brett Fuller, her father-in-law, Frank Fuller, Sr., several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and her extended family. She was pre-deceased by her sister Ruth Ann Kalin. Visitation will be held Tuesday, Aug. 26, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. The vigil wake service will be held Tuesday afternoon. Tri-State Naval Post, Ladies Auxiliary will conduct memorial services at 7:30 PM, and the Port Jervis Fire Dept. will attend at 7:45 PM. Prayers will be offered Wednesday, August 27 at 9:15 AM at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM at St. Mary's R.C. Church, Port Jervis. Interment will take place at Rural Valley Cemetery, Cuddebackville, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to the PKD Foundation, (Polycystic Kidney Disease) PO Box 871847, Kansas City, MO. 64187-1847. Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc. 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit knight-auchmoody.com.

posted by DMA  # 2:18 PM

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