F. Susan Morgan age 73 of Port Jervis, NY passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at the Westchester Medical Ctr., Valhalla, NY. She was born on March 25, 1942 in Port Jervis, NY the daughter of the late Angelo Graziano and Elizabeth Moulton Graziano who survives. Sue worked as an assembler for Kolmar Labs, Inc. in Port Jervis, and later for Price Chopper Food Store in Matamoras, PA. She was a member of the Drew United Methodist Church. Sue married Ernest Morgan who survives at home. She is also survived by her mother Elizabeth Graziano of Port Jervis, her two daughters, Vicki Henry and her husband Raymond of Charlotte, NC, her daughter Diann ”Dee” Hocker and her husband Keith of Bluffton, SC, her three grandchildren, Kimberli, Lori and Bryan Henry of Charlotte, NC, her two sisters Pauline Schultz and her companion Robert Lehn of Sparrowbush, Teri Sheard and her husband Earl of Huguenot, NY her brother Edward Graziano and his wife Mary of Myrtle Beach, several nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held Saturday, October 10th at 11AM at the Drew United Methodist Church, 49 Sussex St., Port Jervis, NY. Rev. Robert Cassidy will officiate. Interment will be private. Sue had a strong passion for animals, especially dogs. She never met a dog she didn’t like. Memorial contributions may be made to the Port Jervis-Deerpark Humane Society, Route 209, 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 the family visit knight-auchmoody.com.
Joan Cherry age 81 of Port Jervis, NY passed away Monday, October 5, 2015 at her home. She was born on December 10, 1933 in Port Jervis, the daughter of Nicholas and Agnes Allen Amato, Joan retired as an auditor for the Rhulen-Frontier Insurance Co., in Montcello. After her retirement Joan worked for many years at Gillinder Brothers gift shop in Port Jervis. She is survived by her son Michael Cherry and his wife Moncia of Huguenot, her three grandchildren Echo, Kalista, Michael and his wife Gina, several nieces and nephews. Joan was pre-deceased by her brother Nicholas Amato. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 PM, Friday, Ocotber 9th at St. Mary's Cemetery, Port Jervis. Memorial contributions may be made to the Minisink Valley Historical Society, PO Box 659, Port Jervis, NY 12771 or to a charity of donor's choice. 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-auchmody.com.
Alice G. DeFazio age 98 of Port Jervis, NY passed away Monday, September 28, 2015 at Milford Senior Care, Milford, Pennsylvania. She was born on December 1, 1916 in Hurleyville, NY. Alice retired from Andmore Sportswear, Inc. in Port Jervis. She was a member of St. Mary's R.C. Church, Port Jervis. Alice married Albert R. DeFazio who pre-deceased her. She is survived by her daughter, Glendolyn Van Etten and her companion Francis "Woogie" Pomes of Matamoras, PA, her three gandchildren, Glenda Williams, Jerilyn DeJernett, Candi Van Etten, five grandchildren, Lisa, Gregory, Alicia, Corby, Brody and four great great grandchildren. Funeral services will be private at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. Rev. Vincent Odikanaro will officiate. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Ceemtery, Port Jervis. 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.
Mrs. Phyllis F. Cordova of Milford PA, died peacefully at home on September 23, 2015 after a brief illness.Born August 24, 1926 in Orange, NJ to the late Dennis and Mary Garabaldi Maglio, she was a graduate of Orange High School and worked in the Orange Health Dept. as a Dental Assistant before moving to PA. in 1962.Phyllis was married to the late Patrick Cordova, who predeceased her in 1986. She is survived by her two children Patrick Cordova and wife Carol of Matamoras, PA, Pamela Jo Grandinali and husband Steven of Warwick, NY. She was the adored Grandmother to Dennis Cordova and fiance’ Caitlin Gutman, Vincent Cordova and Patrizio Grandinali. She was pre-deceased by her granddaughter Nicole Cordova in 1985.Phyllis, a long time resident of Milford was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Her most favorite time was spent with her family, particularly with her grandchildren.She was well known for her community service. She volunteered for more than 50 years at Bon Secour, (formerly St. Francis Hospital/Mercy Community Hospital), as Advisory Board Member, President of the Women’s Auxiliary, Secretary of the Foundation and as a volunteer Patient Representative. Outside the hospital Phyllis found time over her life to be an active member of the Keystone Community Club, Red Cross, Port Jervis Country Club and, St. Joseph’s alter & Rosary Society.Phyllis was an avid golfer and loved to dance. She was a renowned tap dancer. As a teenager she danced in “Lincoln Hall” in Orange, NJ to the venues of Atlantic City.She loved being surrounded by friends and she was dearly loved by everyone who knew her . Charismatic, humble, gentle and sweet, everyone she met was touched by her genuine sincerity , warmth and care.The family wishes to say “thank you” to Janet Boyce, Kathleen Warne, Colleen McCarthy and Maryann Burkhard for the amazing personal care provided Phyllis and support to the family.Visitation hours are from 3-8 PM Thursday, September 24 at the Knight Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 East Main Street, Port Jervis, NY. The vigil wake prayers will offered at 5 PM at the funeral home. Rev. Gregory Kelly will officiate.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bon Secours Hospital, 160 E. Main St., Port Jervis NY 12771, St. Joseph’s RC Church in Matamoras, PA , 18336 or a charity of donor’s choice. 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.
Anna M. Thiele age 65 of Sparrowbush, NY passed away Monday, September 21, 2015 at her home. She was born on April 14, 1950 in Germany the daughter of Martin and Anna Bomala Hosek. Anna was a retired assistant manager for Bank of America in Port Jervis. She married Robert A. Thiele who pre-deceased her. Anna is survived by her two sons, Ronald Thiele and his wife Christian of Glen Spey and Michael Thiele of Sparrowbush, her four sisters Ruzena Hosek of Forestburgh, Lotka Hosek-Gash of Marlboro, NJ, Kathy Jarmas and her husband Thomas of Mass., her brother Petro Hosek and his wife Luciele of Seneca, S.C., six grandchildren, Dillon, Ronald, Jr., Autumn, Brittany and Mikala Thiele, Anthony Cardona and several nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by her sister Mara Burke. Visitation will be held Sunday Sept. 27 from 12:30 -1:30 PM a the Knight-Auchmoody FuneralHome, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY Memorial services will follow at 1:30 PM . Rev. Nancy Vonderhorst will officiate. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc., New York Office, 333 Seventh Ave., 17th Floor, NY, NY 10001. 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.
Rose Ingrassia Ogrodnick
Formerly of Port Jervis, NY
Rose Ingrassia Ogrodnick, age 86, was called home to be with her heavenly father on September 20, 2015. She passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family and in the care of Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region.
The daughter of the late Carmelo Ingrassia and Catherine Andriac Ingrassia, she was born February 19, 1929 in Port Jervis, NY.
She was predeceased by her husband, Michael Joseph Ogrodnick, of Port Jervis, NY, and one sister, Virginia Ingrassia Rombousek, of Matamoras, PA.
Rose is survived by two brothers, Lawrence Prestimonico of Charlotte, NC and Phillip Ingrassia of Matamoras, PA; four sons: Joseph of Warwick, NY, James of Charlotte, NC, Michael of Waxhaw, NC, Nicholas of Matthews, NC; and one daughter, Linda of Monroe, NC. She leaves behind ten grandchildren; Joshua Ogrodnick, Nicholle O. Burroughs, Kristi O. Teubner, Kyle Ogrodnick, Kevin Ogrodnick, Casey O. Hunt, Jonathon Ogrodnick, Maggie Ogrodnick, Mia and Nina Gilmore; and six great-grandchildren; Ethan, Lily and Noah Hunt, Brayden Teubner, Riley Burroughs, and Kellan Ogrodnick, as well as many niecces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 10:00am at St. Mary’s RC Church, Port Jervis, NY. Rev. Matthew Newcomb will be the celebrant. Interment will take place at St. Mary's Cemetery in Port Jervis, NY.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in honor of Rose to Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region, 1420 E. 7th Street, Charlotte, NC 28204.
For directions, information, or to send a condolence note please visit Knight-Auchmoody.com
Arrangements are by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home,154 E. Main St., Port Jervis,NY.
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