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Saturday, April 25, 2015

 

PAULINE L. PAPPAS, SPARROWBUSH, NEW YORK

Pauline L. Pappas age 43 of Sparrowbush, NY, passed away at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis on Sunday, April 19, 2015. She was born on June 26, 1971 in Jeffersonville, IN, the daughter of the late Rudy Pappas and her mother Paula Bryant of Rock Falls, Illinois who survives. She is survived by her fiancé-Kevin Lewis of Sparrowbush, NY, her daughter, Caitlin Pappas of New Albany, IN, her brother,Jimmy Pappas of New Albany, IN, two sisters,Chrissy Pappas-Glosser  and Katie Pappas both of IN, her grandchild, Ayrton Hughes and several nieces and nephews. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 East Main Street, Port Jervis, NY 12771. For information, directions, or to send a condolence note to the family visit www.knight-auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 10:57 PM

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

 

BRIAN R. EMERICK, PORT JERVIS, NEW YORK

Brian R. Emerick age 54 of Port Jervis, died March 16, 2015.  Memorial services and a celebration of his life  will be held Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 2 PM at the Roosa-Fleming V.F. W.Post 161. 4751 Owen St., 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 visit knight-auchmoody.com.

posted by DMA  # 7:32 AM

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

 

AUGUSTAVE "GUS" METZINGER, BARRYVILLE, NEW YORK

Augustave “Gus”  Metzinger age 80 of Barryville, NY died Sunday, April 19, 2015 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis, NY.  He was born on  February 24, 1935 in Middletown, NY the son of Augustave S. Metzinger, Sr. and Katherine Russell Metzinger.  Gus owned and operated Pine Bush Motors in Pine Bush, NY for many years.  He was an avid car collector, especially older model Fords, he enjoyed country music, playing his guitar and reminiscing about days gone by.  He married Blanche Ellison on November 14, 1958 and celebrated 56 years of marriage.  He is survived by his wife Blanche Ellison Metzinger at home, his son August S. Metzinger and his wife Faith of Kenoza Lake, NY, his daughter Katherine Metzinger-Miller of Wallkill, NY, his four grandchildren, Colleen and Bridgette Metzinger, Briana and Jordan Miller, his special brother-in-law and sister-in law, Jim and Cindy Ellison of Matamoars, PA, several nieces and nephews and his large extended family.  Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 22 form 11 AM-12 noon at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY.  Graveside services will follow at 1 PM at the Wallkill Cemetery, Middletown, NY.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Eldred American Legion Vol. Ambulance Corps, Box 63, Eldred, NY 12732.  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  # 7:31 AM

Saturday, April 18, 2015

 

LAURA JANE SCHNEIDER, PORT JERVIS, NEW YORK


Laura Jane Schneider age 94 of Port Jervis, NY passed away Monday, April 13, 2015 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis.  She was born on  October 3, 1920 in Port Jervis,NY the daughter of Fredrick Eckert, Sr. and  Lydia Laura Allen Eckert. She was a member of the Port Jervis graduating class of 1939. Jane was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in  Port Jervis.  She was a member of the  City of Port Jervis Common Council and served on many different committees as a council member.  Jane actively served for over 50 years with the Port Jervis  and Orange County Republican Committee. She was a charter member  and Past President of the Port Jervis Country Club Ladies Golf Assoc. She was an active Girl Scout and Brownie Troop Leader.  Jane was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels Nutrition Program and the American Red Cross.  She was a member of the Gray Ladies  of Doctor's Sunnyside Hospital in Port Jervis.  She served on several committees with the Office of the Aging in Goshen.  She was a former member of the Port Jervis Community Club, and a member of the River Valley Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star Chapter  #33, Port Jervis. Jane married Frank R. Schneider who pre-deceased her.  She is survived by her two daughters Susanne Case and her husband Douglas of Sula, Montana, and Pamela Unich and her husband Howard of  Lewisville, Texas. Her grandchildren, Terri DeVore Howlett and her husband Harold , Lisa  Zinner , Nicholas and Matthew Unich,, her great grandchildren, Geoffrey Outwater, John DeVore and Michael Brace, one great great granddaughter Sawyer Marie Outwater, her sister-in-law Peggy Eckert of Port Jervis.  She was pre-deceased by her brother Frederick C. Eckert, Jr., her sisters, Shirley Cataneo, and Marjorie Woerner.  Services will be private at Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, NY.  Rev. Robert  Walingberger will officiate.  A celebration of Jane's life will be held Friday, April 17th at 12 o'clock noon at the Tri-State Naval Ship VFW Post #7241,  46 Barcelow St., Port Jervis, NY.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Research Center, 1275 York Ave., NY, NY  10065 or to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 6931 Arlington Rd., Suite 200, Bethesda, Md  20184. 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  # 10:18 PM
 

BARBARA "BOBBIE" SCHOCK, PORT JERVIS, NEW YORK


Barbara "Bobbie" Schock age 78 of Port Jervis, passed away at the home of her daughter, Carla on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.  She was born on October 28, 1936 in Port Jervis, the daughter of George and Eva MacKechnie Startup.  Bobbie worked as a bookkeeper for the family business, Peenpack Sand & Gravel, Huguenot, NY.  She also retired as a bus driver for the Port Jervis School District.  She was an active member of the Calvary Bible Church in Port Jervis and a volunteer for Jewish Family Services. She married Alden "Bub" Schock who pre-deceased her in 1987.  Mom supported a large family for many, many years with gardening and food preservation.  As the family left the nest her passion for flower gardening grew.  She has left us with hundreds of pictures of family, friends, and life events.  As Mom lived she quietly, gently, and peacefully entered into her Saviour’s presence.  Her steady, kind, and practical way of living is a precious memory for all of us.  Bobbie is survived by her four sons, Alan Schock and his wife Lori of Huguenot, George Schock and his wife Theresa of Port Jervis, Luke Schock and his wife Crissy of Port Jervis, Kevin Schock of Swanzey, New Hampshire, her three daughters, Leslie Vocci and her husband John, Carla Hossann and her husband Red, and Eva Schock all of Port Jervis.  She is also survived by her two brothers, Russell Startup, Keith Startup and his wife Pat all of Port Jervis, two sisters, Jean Jones and Diane Hartwell both of Matamoras, PA, her grandchildren, Renee Gardner and her husband Donald, Rachael Stungurys and her husband Ross, Sarah, Lauren, Hanah, Jennifer, Ally, and Alden Schock, Katie, Kristin Rana and her husband Michael, George Schock ,James Schock and his wife Alyssa, George Hossann and his wife Emily, Chloe Hossann and her fiancé Tyler Craige, Quentin, and Cooper Hossann, Grace, Laura, Luke, Leah, Victoria, Devin and Gage Schock, four great grandchildren, Gianna, MiaBella, Noah and Jedidiah, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 21, at 11AM at the Calvary Bible Church, Route 209, Port Jervis, NY. Rev. William Gillespie will officiate. Interment will take place at Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, NY. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Port Jervis Salvation Army Corps., 99 Ball St., Port Jervis, NY 12771 or to the Wounded Warrior Project. PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas  66675.  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  # 3:16 PM

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

 

RUTH TYSZKA, PORT JERVIS, NEW YORK

Ruth Tyszka age 93 a resident  of Port Jervis since 1961, NY passed away Thursday, April 9, 205 at Belle Reve Health Care Facility, Milford, Pennsylvania.  She was born on  February 4, 1922 in Germany, the daughter of  Richard and Martha Kruschke Langer. Ruth earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in 1983 at Touro  College in New York City, NY.   She continued her education at Touro Law School graduating with her Juris Doctor Degree.  She worked for the United States Government in Munich, Germany as an interpreter.  Ruth also worked as an insurance executive and held several other positions in  business throughout her lifetime. She married Stefan Tyszka, who pre-deceased her.  Ruth is survived by her special niece Wieslawa Lesycznski of Sheldon, Connecticut and her extended family  in Poland and Germany. Her cremains will be interred in Piski Poland.  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  # 11:34 AM
 

HAYLEY J. BROWN, PINE ISLAND, NEW YORK

Hayley J. Brown age 21 of Pine Island, NY died  Sunday. April 11, 2015 at Warwick, New York.  She was born on October 19, 1993 in Newburgh, NY the daughter of Patrick N. and Patti-Lyn Lake Brown.  Hayley was a licensed cosmetologist and   previously worked for the Alora Laser Spa in Warwick and Vincent's of Warwick Salon.  She is survived by her parents Patrick and Patti-Lyn Brown of Pine Island, her maternal grandparents Ronald and Jackie Lake of Vails Gate, NY, her paternal grandfather Roy A. Brown of Port  Jervis, several aunts, uncles, cousins,  and her special friends Neal and Tina Kaplan of Pine Island.  Memorial services will be held  Friday, April 17,  from 4-7 PM at the Vailsgate Church of Christ, 302 Old Forge Rd., Vailsgate, NY  12584.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Vailsgate Church of Christ, 302 Old Forge Rd., Vailsgate, NY 12584 or to the Humane Society of Blooming Grove, 2741  NY 94, Washingtonville, NY  10992.  Interment will be private.  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  # 12:02 AM

Monday, April 13, 2015

 

SHIRLEY C. REIFF, PORT JERVIS, NEW YORK

Shirley C. Reiff age 78 of Port Jervis, NY passed away Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis.  She was born on November 7, 1936 in Port Jervis, NY the daughter of Emery and Beatrice Gilbert Price. Shirley was a member of St. Mary's R.C. Church, Port Jervis.  She married Donald R. Reiff, Jr, who survives at home.  Shirley is also survived by her daughter, Carol Kimble of Middletown, NY, her two sons, Joseph Reiff and his companion Patty Hawkins of Godeffroy, NY, Gary Reiff and his wife Kelly of Sparrowbush, her five grandchildren, Donald  III, Joseph Jr., Brett, Nicole and Jason, her great grandchildren, Kristin, Dylan, Derek, Jay Lynn, Aubree, Jaxson,  and Aiden, her brother-in-law Jim Reiff of Middletown, several nieces and nephews. Shirley was pre-deceased by  her brother Preston Price, her sister June Livingston, her son-in-law  Donald H. Kimble, Jr., and her sister-in-law Diane Regan. Services  are private.  Interment will take place at Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, NY.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Port Jervis-Deerpark Humane Society, Route 209, Port Jervis, NY 12771 or to the Port Jervis Vol. Ambulance Corps., PO Box 133, 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  # 11:58 PM

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

 

DENNIS MICHAEL CASTLE, MILFORD, PA.

 Dennis Michael Castle, 68, late of MilfordPa. and DeerparkN.Y., died on     Monday, April 6, 2015 at Milford Senior Care., MilfordPA.
 He was “Mike” to close friends and family and “Dennis” to his colleagues in the antiques profession and fellow corrections officers when he worked at the New York State Otisville Correctional Facility.
   He is survived by his daughter, Sarah Virbila  of Wakefield, R.I., son Zachary, also ofWakefield, two grandchildren Kaia and Reed, his longtime companion Toni Marion of Deerpark, his brother Charles Castle and his wife Regina of Kingston, N.Y.  his sister Jill Balch and her husband Tim of Tafton, PA, lifelong friends John Kinney and his wife Janice of Montgomery, N.Y. and David McLaughlin and his wife Sue of Rochester, N.Y,  Michael Kozykowski and Donna Greene. He is further survived by former wife Donna Castle of Wakefield. 
   He was predeceased by his mother, Jean Pepper, of Port Jervis, and his father, Charles Castle, of Milford.
   Mr. Castle was a popular, intelligent and talented student at Port Jervis High School who starred in school plays and held class and student council leadership positions. He briefly attended the State University of New York at Albany before enlisting in the United States Army in 1966. 
   He trained and served as a Vietnamese interpreter translator for the Army Security Agency. While in Viet Nam he was awarded the Bronze Star for his bravery under fire, as well as other medals.
   His profession was as a corrections officer but his passion was antiques. He was a well-known dealer and collector in the MilfordPa. area and beyond, specializing in country antiques. In addition he was a talented cook, conceptual artist and physical fitness devotee.
   He retired from the NYS Corrections Department in 2006 and had planned to expand and grow his antiques interests but early onset of illness intervened.
    Funeral arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home. A memorial service followed by interment  at Rural Valley Cemetery, Cuddebackville, NY, will be conducted from the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home,154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY and will be announced later. Memorial contributions may be made 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 visit knight-auchmoody.com.


posted by DMA  # 11:01 PM
 

ANTHONY M. CAPRA, PORT JERVIS, NEW YORK


Anthony M. Capra age 65 of Port Jervis, NY died Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Port Jervis. He was born on January 18, 1950 in Bronx, New York the son of  Anthony M. and Angela Bari Capra. Known by many as Tony, he proudly served our country as a scout sniper during the Vietnam War with the US Marines. He received the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, and earned the Rife Expert Badge for outstanding marksmanship. He was a member of  St. Mary' s R.C. Church, Port Jervis, a member of the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of America, and a member of Vet2Vet of Orange County. He was an avid fisherman, hunter, talented mason and a boxing contender for the Golden Gloves. Anthony was proud to serve as a Union Representative for the NYC Transit Authority in New York City.  He is survived by his loving wife, Maria Bosque Capra as well as his two daughters Lisa Rivera of Huguenot, Annette Earl and her husband Christopher of Slate Hill,  his son Anthony J. Capra at home, his seven grandchildren, Dylan, Elisa, Destiny, Christian,  Maximus, Marcus, Anastasia, his sister Anna  Maria Capra-Merluccio and her husband Filippo of Bronx, NY and his niece Juliana Merluccio. Visitation will be held Thursday, April 9, form 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY.  Prayers will be offered Friday, April 10,  at 9:15 AM at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM at St. Mary's R. C. Church, 46 Ball St., Port Jervis.  Rev. Matthew Newcomb will be the celebrant.  Interment will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Port Jervis, with military honors.  Memorial contributions may be made to  St. Jude's Children Tribute Program, PO Box 1000, Dept. 12, Memphis, TN  38101-9908 and vetexpeditions.com/donate.  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  # 10:55 PM
 

MARGO J. MEYER, HIGHLAND LAKE, NEW YORK

Margo J. Meyer age 92 of Highland Lake, NY died Monday, April 6, 2015 at her home. She was born on March 29, 1923 in Red Bank, New Jersey, the daughter of Menzo and Helen Miller Bosch. She  was a member of the Eldred United Methodist Church, Eldred, NY. Margo enjoyed her daily swim whether  it was swimming in the Ocean along the Florida coast or Lake DeVenoge. She was a talented and gifted artist, an avid gardener and had a great love of nature. The woods were Margo's serenity. She married Frederick  Meyer who pre-deceased her.  She is survived by her two daughters, Judy Knight and her husband Douglas of Narrowsburg, NY and Cheryl Haas and her husband Richard of Yulan, NY. She is also survived  by her five grandchildren, Jennifer Roberts and her husband Terry, Heather and Kimberly Packer, Jamie Haas and his wife Melissa and Mallory Haas,  her great grandchildren, Logan, Cody, Trevor, Madison, Mikayla,Lukas, Addison,  Ashton, several nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be private at the convenience of the family.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Eldred American Legion Vol. Ambulance Corps., PO Box 63, Eldred, NY 12732  or to the Eldred United Methodist Church, 12 Eldred-Yulan Rd., Eldred, NY 12732.  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  # 10:51 PM

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