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Tuesday, June 29, 2004

 

KENNETH E. DECKER Mill Rift, Pa.

KENNETH E. DECKER Mill Rift, Pa. Kenneth E. Decker, a retired barber, Matamoras, and Milford, Pa., and lifelong area resident, died Monday June 28, 2004 at his home. He was 76. The son of the late Donald and Viola Norton Decker, he was born January 29, 1928 in Matamoras, Pa. He was the widow of Georgianna Carlock Decker. He was a member of the Matamoras United Methodist Church; a veteran of the Korean Conflict, US Army; member of Country Cruisers, Dingmans Ferry, Pa.; former member of the Catskill Cruisers Car Club, Monticello; and member of the Matamoras Fire Dept. Survivors include one son, Gary Decker of Shohola, Pa.; one grandson, Matt Decker; two sisters, Carol Pinckney and her husband Ross of Belleview, Fla., Arlene Wagner and her husband Jack of Barryville; three nieces Susan Hill, Jacqueline Baumgardner and Gretchen Stephens. Friends may call Wednesday, June 30 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. The Matamoras Fire Dept. will conduct services Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 1 at the funeral home with Theresa Latini officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Matamoras, Pa. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home. For more information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 4:39 PM
 

KEITH D. McKIM SR. Slate Hill, N.Y.

KEITH D. McKIM SR. Slate Hill, N.Y. Keith D. McKim Sr., a retired bus driver for New Jersey Transit, Fairview, N.J., and 32-year area resident, died June 24, 2004 at Arden Hill Hospital in Goshen. He was 78. The son of the late Calvin and Mildred Tomilson McKim, he was born March 1, 1926 in Meade Township, Mich. He was the widower of Emma Pfeiffer McKim. He was a veteran of WW II, US Navy and the Korean War. Keith was an avid farmer and had several small livestock and a devoted dog, "Bingo." He was a devoted father to Keith D. McKim Jr. and his wife Eileen of Beaver, Pa.; his daughter, Kathleen Nourie and her fiancè, Robert Case of Port Jervis; son, Kevin McKim of Jersey City, N.J.; six grandchildren, Tracey, Rebecca, Leith Ann, Heather, Elaine and Emily; 10 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Ethel Nelson and Phyllis McDowell both of Muskegon, Mich. and Lois Johnson of Nunica, Mich.; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Clarence McKim. Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 28 at 11 a.m. at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. The Rev. Nancy Vonderhorst will officiate. Interment will be private. Arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 4:35 PM
 

REV. KENNETH G. SCHIELDS Levittown, Pa. Formerly of Port Jervis, N.Y.

REV. KENNETH G. SCHIELDS Levittown, Pa. Formerly of Port Jervis, N.Y. The Rev. Kenneth G. Schields, a retired Reformed Minister and lifelong resident of the area, died Sunday, June 13, 2004 at Bucks County Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa. He was 69. The son of the late George and Elsa Cuddeback Schields, he was born June 19, 1934 in Port Jervis. Ken was a 1952 graduate of the Port Jervis High School and graduated from Rutgers University and New Brunswick Theological Seminary. He also attended Princeton Theological Seminary and received clinical training at Bergen Pines, N.J. He served the following churches: The Germantown Reformed Church, Germantown, N.Y.; The Finderne Reformed Church, Finderne, N.J.; the Danboro Reformed Church, Danboro, Pa.; and the Faith Reformed Church, Levittown, Pa. Ken was also Chaplain of the Finderne NJ Fire Dept and Camp Russell Boy Scout Camp in the Adirondacks. Survivors include his wife Marlene Beyea Schields at home; one son Kenneth Schields Jr. of Colorado Springs, Colo.; one daughter, Nancy Schields of Levittown, Pa.; one brother Robert Schields and his wife Phyllis of Sparrowbush; one granddaughter Elizabeth Schields; and two nieces, Darla Fleiger and Stacy Moegenberg. Friends may call Thursday, June 17 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 18 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. Ann Rost will officiate. Burial will be in Rural Valley Cemetery in Cuddebackville. Contributions may be made to the Deerpark Reformed Church, 30 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771. Arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 4:25 PM
 

ANN KOWALSKI, Milford, Pa., formerly of Port Jervis, N.Y.

ANN KOWALSKI Milford, Pa., Ann Kowalski, a resident of Milford, Pa., formerly of Port Jervis, and a longtime area resident and homemaker, died Saturday, June 12, 2004 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis. She was 71. She was born June 4, 1933 in Brooklyn. She was the widow of Edward Kowalski. Survivors include three sons, Roger Kowalski and his wife, Sheri, of Milford, Pa., Erik Kowalski and his companion, Susan Davis, of Matamoras, Pa., and Jamie Kowalski and his wife, Mandy, of Matamoras, Pa.; two grandchildren, Kerri Lynn Kowalski and Jacob Loske. She was predeceased by two sons, Rodney and Roger Kowalski. Friends may call Monday, June 14 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 15 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. Thomas Petro will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Port Jervis. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home Inc., Port Jervis. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, visit Knight-Auchmoody.com.

posted by DMA  # 4:20 PM
 

HELEN E. STRATTON Port Jervis, N.Y.

HELEN E. STRATTON Port Jervis, N.Y. Helen E. Stratton, life-long resident of Port Jervis, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, June 8, 2004 at Belle Reve, Milford, PA; this was a true celebration for Helen. She was 96. Born November 29, 1907 in Middletown, NY, she was the daughter of Oscar and Bertha Wallace Terhune. She is the widow of Clyde F. Stratton; they were married October 20, 1932. Mrs. Stratton was a member of the Grace Episcopal Church, Port Jervis; member St. Anne's Guild of the Church; St. Francis Hosp. Auxiliary and Century Club, member of the National AARP. The Stratton family wishes to express their deep gratitude to Hospice St. John of Pittston, PA for the loving care given to their mother. Survivors include one son, C. Fred Stratton and his wife Jean of Wolf Lake, Wurtsboro, NY; four daughters: Mary Gregory and her husband G. Joseph Mukilteo, Wash.; Sarah Gerle and her husband Frederick of Port Jervis, NY; Nancy Neely and her husband Richard of Ogden, UT; and Susan Curtis and her husband Joseph of Port Jervis; 11 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, June 22 at 11:30 a.m. at the Good Sheperd and St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, Milford, PA. Rev. William McGinty will officiate. Private interment will take place at Laurel Grove Cemetery, Port Jervis. Contributions may be made to the Port Jervis Salvation Army, Port Jervis, NY 12771 or a charity of donor's choice. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc. 154 E. Main St. Port Jervis, NY. For informations, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 4:18 PM
 

HERBERT WEISS Lake Alfred, Fla. Formerly of Huguenot, N.Y.

HERBERT WEISS Lake Alfred, Fla. Formerly of Huguenot, N.Y. Herbert Weiss of Lake Alfred, Fla., formerly of Huguenot, NY, a retired Crane Operator with Local 825, Springfield, NJ, died Friday, May 28, 2004 at Auburndale, Fla.. He was 77. Son of the late Henry and Sophia Neitz Weiss, he was born in Edenville, NY April 9, 1927. He was married to Evelyn Weiss, who survives. Mr. Weiss was a member and Past President of the Minisink Valley Kiwanis Club, Slate Hill, NY; member of the Lake Wales Elks Club and the Port Jervis Elks Club # 645 B.P.O.E., Port Jervis, NY. He was a Veteran of WWII, U.S. Navy. Survivors include his wife Evelyn Weiss at home; daughter, Theresa Casino of Mount Holly, NJ; three sisters: Laura Wooster and husband Richard of Port Jervis, Irma Aschoff of Matamoras, PA and Helen Boyd and husband Harry of Highlands, NY; three grandchildren; two great grandchildren and several cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sons: Gregory and Herbert Weiss and brother Milton Weiss. Private services were held at the convenience of the family. Interment will take place at the Florida National Veteran's Cemetery, Florida. Contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, Auburndale, FL. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY.

posted by DMA  # 4:13 PM
 

FRANK CAPUTO Port Jervis, N.Y.

FRANK CAPUTO Port Jervis, N.Y. Frank Caputo, a 27-year area resident, died Sunday, June 6, 2004 at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis after a short illness. He was 87. The son of the late Carlo and Stefana Florio Caputo, he was born Jan. 13, 1917 in Brooklyn. He married Rose Centrone Caputo on Jan. 25, 1948 in St. Catherine of Genoa R.C. Church. He was a retired supervisor for the US Postal System, Manhattan serving for 30 years and a retired part-time employee of the Off Track Betting, Port Jervis serving for 15 years. He was a member and usher of St. Mary's R.C. Church, Port Jervis; member of Port Jervis AARP; veteran of WW II, US Air Force stationed at Amarillo Air Force Base, Amarillo, Texas; and member of the Roosa-Fleming V.F.W. Post #161, Port Jervis. A family statement reads, "He was a loving and kind husband and a family man who will be dearly missed by all. He was a dedicated husband, father and grandfather." Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Rose Centrone Caputo at home; two sons, Carlo Caputo of Middletown, Dominic Caputo of Middle Village, Queens; two daughters, Rosetta Caputo at home, Frances Usischon of Port Jervis; two granddaughters, Donna Rose Case and her husband Ryan and Theresa Usischon; one brother, John Caputo and his wife Christine of Viera, Fla.; two nephews, Carol and Stephen Caputo; one sister-in- law, Helen Caputoof Ridgewood, N.Y. He was predeceased by his son-in-law, Kenneth Usischon; two brothers, Joseph and Dominic Caputo; one niece, Stephanie Caputo; and two nephews, Carlo and Joseph Caputo. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday June 8 at the Knight- Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. Funeral services will be held at 10:15 a.m., Wednesday, June 9 at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Mary's R.C. Church, Port Jervis. The Rev. Dennis Dinan will officiate. A vigil wake service will be held Tuesday evening at 8 p.m. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Port Jervis, with military honors. Arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 4:13 PM
 

JEAN C. BODINE Matamoras, PA .

JEAN C. BODINE Matamoras, PA Jean C. Bodine, life long resident of the area and retired Machine Operator for Kaplan and Lipman, Port Jervis, NY, as well as having worked the soda fountain at J.J. Newberry Store, Port Jervis, died Sunday, May 30, 2004 at the Julia Ribaudo Senior Care Center, Lake Ariel, PA. She was 95. Daughter of the late Gilbert and Caroline Leonard Cameron, she was born August 1, 1908 in Peekskill, NY. She was married to the late Albert Henry Bodine. Mrs. Bodine attended the Grace Episcopal Church, Port Jervis, NY. Survivors include her daughter Judy Quick of Matamoras, PA; son Reid Bodine of Matamoras, PA; daughter-in-law Carol Bodine of Delaware; seven grandchildren: Russell, Robert, Rita, Ronald, Michele, Judi and Rodney; 11 great grandchildren; and her sister-in-law Mary Prothero of Port Jervis, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Bruce Bodine. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, NY. Contributions may be made to a charity of the Donor's choice. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771. For information, directions, or to send a condolence note to the family visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 4:07 PM
 

CARLIN "CARLI" ELIZABETH SCHULMAN Tempe, AZ Formerly of Matamoras, Pa.

CARLIN "CARLI" ELIZABETH SCHULMAN Tempe, AZ Formerly of Matamoras, Pa. Carlin "Carli" Elizabeth Schulman, retail manager for Fascinations, Tempe, AZ and life-long area resident, died Saturday, May 29, 2004 in Tempe, Az, as a result of injuries due to an automobile accident. She was 25. Daughter of Dr. Mitchell Schulman and Judith Weiss, she was born October 17, 1978 in Port Jervis. Carli was a 1997 graduate of Delaware Valley, H.S. Westfall, PA. She participated in various school activities and sports and was especially active with the Odyssey of the Mind; she achieve a 2nd degree Black Belt in Karate at the age of 16; she was gifted in the field of music, writing her own lyrics and performing nationwide. She traveled extensively throughout the United States and Europe. Survivors include her mother, Judith Weiss of Port Jervis; father, Dr. Mitchell Schulman of Somers, NY; brother, Jordan Schulman of Chicago, Ill; maternal grandparents, Frank and Marion Weiss of Port Jervis; paternal grandmother, Anne Schulman of Galeta, CA; aunts: Teena DeRosa and husband Lou of E. Windsor, NJ, Carol Schulman of Croton, NY; her uncle Dr. Elliot Schulman of Galeta, CA; great aunt Kathleen MacKechnie of Matamoras, PA; cousins: Alexis, Jenny, Andy, Eli, Masie, Sara and Emily. Friends may call on Thursday, June 3 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. Her funeral will be Thursday, June 3 at 10:30 a.m. at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St. Rev. Betsy Diver will officiate. Burial will be Pine Grove Cemetery, Matamoras, Pa. Contibutions may be made to the Arizona Alliance for the Mentally Ill, 2210 North 7th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85006. Funeral arrangements by 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  # 4:07 PM
 

JAMES V. CRANE Port Jervis, N.Y.

JAMES V. CRANE Port Jervis, N.Y. James V. Crane, life-long resident of Port Jervis and a retired Security Guard for Birchwood Lakes, PA, died Saturday, May 30, 2004 at the Manhattan Veteran's Administration Hospital, NYC, NY. He was 83. The son of the late Calvin and Mary A. Skinner Crane, he was born in Lima, OH. He married Ernestine J. Jenks Crane, who survives. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force, WWII and a member of the Hope Church, Matamoras, PA. Survivors include his wife Ernestine Jenks Crane; three sons: David Crane and his wife Mary of Turner, ME, Phillip Crane and his wife Sandy of Lisbon, ME, and James E. Crane of Billings, MT; five daughters: Kathryn Crane, Linda Gawenus and husband Dan of Lewiston, ME, JoAnn Roman of Maine, Nancy Gulla of Shohola, PA and Jacqueline Dacharme of Auburn, ME; one sister, Kathryn Shultes of Red Bank, NJ; 21 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Wednesday, June 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. His funeral will be Wednesday, June 2 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Clifford Jones will officiate. Burial will be in Minisink Cemetery, Montague, NJ. Funeral arrangements by 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  # 4:02 PM
 

Goble, John, of Port Jervis, N.Y.

Goble, John, 42, of Port Jervis, died May 27, 2004 at Bon Secours Hosp. Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc. 845-856-3312.

posted by DMA  # 3:58 PM
 

BOHDAN HIRNIAK Glen Spey, N.Y.

BOHDAN HIRNIAK Glen Spey, N.Y. Bohdan Hirniak of Glen Spey, a longtime area resident, and a retired chemist for Hoffman-La Roache, Nutley, N.J., died Sunday, May 23, 2004 at his home in Glen Spey. He was 88. The son of the late Nikephor Hirniak and Maria Stebnycky Hirniak, he was born June 2, 1915 in Ukraine. He was a member of St. Volodymyrs Ukrainian Catholic Church, Glen Spey. Bohdan was very active in the Ukrainian community, for 60 years he entertained many by adapting Ukrainian folk music to hs beloved tangos and lead a popular orchestra whose members included his wife, brother and son. He shared his love of music and life. Survivors include his wife, Herta Pautsch Hirniak, at home; two daughters, Tetiana Cymbal and her husband, Victor, of Kerhonkson and Ulana Semeniuk of Glen Spey; one son, Jurij Hirniak and his wife, Joann, of Franklin, N.J.; one goddaughter, Zirka Hirniak Cronin; one sister, Luba Cholhan of Passaic, N.J.; one brother, Alexander Hirniak of Clifton, N.J.; nephew, Dr. George Saj and his wife, Martha; and six grandchildren, Romana, Melanie, Jurij Jr., Jayde, Victoria and Andrew. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, May 25 at 10 a.m. at St. Volodymyrs Ukrainian Catholic Church, Glen Spey. The Rev. Mark Hirniak officiated. Burial will be in Glen Spey Cemetery, Glen Spey. Contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., Port Jervis. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit Knight-Auchmoody.com.

posted by DMA  # 3:49 PM
 

VIRGINIA MAE CONKLIN Matamoras, PA

VIRGINIA MAE CONKLIN Matamoras, PA Virginia Mae Conklin life-long area resident and retired Assembler for Kolmar Labs, Port Jervis, died Wednesday, May 26 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY. She was 70. Daughter of the late Francis R. Conklin and Clarissa Chadwick Peets, she was born February 24, 1934 in Ramsey, NJ. She married the late Francis Roy Conklin. They were married for 19 years. A family statement reads: "She was a loving mom, grandma and friend. She will be greatly missed." Survivors include two daughters: Elizabeth Brown and her husband Walter of Sparrowbush, NY and Tina Cokelette and her husband Leland of Matamoras, PA; grandchildren: Jason, Bethann, Joey, Ashley, Tyler, Melissa, Amanda and Leland Jr; four great grandchildren: Zachery, Kaitlyn, Hailey and Kenny. Virginia also had an extended family of step-children and step-grandchildren, which she loved very much, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers: Edward Straut and Dewey Peets also by one sister, Thelma Elliott. Friends may call Sunday, May 30 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. Funeral will be held Monday, May 31 at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home. Rev. Robert Grieve will officiate. Burial will be in Rural Valley Cemetery, Cuddebackville, NY. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 3:49 PM
 

LOUISE E. RUSSEL (Nee CLARIUS) Glen Spey, N.Y.

LOUISE E. RUSSEL (Nee CLARIUS) Glen Spey, N.Y. Louise E. Russell (Nee Clarius), retired From Breyers Corp. and Trans World Airlines and long time area resident, died Friday, May 21, 2004 in Goshen, N.Y. She was 86. Daughter of the late Bernhart and Louise Bell Clarius, she was born July 14, 1917 in Brooklyn, NY. She was married first, to the late George W, Rice and then to the late Charles W. Russell. She was an honors graduate of Franklin K. Lane HS, Queens, NY. Sullivan County Office of the Aging named her Senior of the Year for the Town of Lumberland in recognition of her outstanding contributions towards improving the quality of life for the people of the Town of Lumberland and County of Sullivan. She was also a member of the Lumberland Lions Club. Loving mother of Robert G. Rice of Irvington/Glen Spey, NY, Dr. Richard C. Rice of Tamiment, PA, George H. Rice of Willimantic, CT, Ronald R. Rice of Saratoga Springs, NY and Dr. Fran Russell of Scranton, PA. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by two stepsons: Michael and Charles Russell. Her funeral service will be Wednesday, May 26 at 1 p.m. at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. Rev. Richard Hotzler will officiate. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Kew Gardens, NY. Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Assoc., Mid-Hudson Chapter, Freedom Executive Park, 22 Freedom Plains Rd., Suite 102, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 3:45 PM
 

KLAUS OSTERMANN Ormond Beach, Fla. Formerly of Glen Spey, N.Y.

KLAUS OSTERMANN Ormond Beach, Fla. Formerly of Glen Spey, N.Y. Klaus Ostermann, a retired construction engineer for H.K. Ferguson in Cleveland, Ohio and longtime area resident, passed away in Cleveland, Ohio. He was 89. The son of the late Hans Ostermann and Sophie Blochwitz Ostermann, he was born July 14, 1914 in New York, N.Y. He was a veteran of the US Navy serving in WW II with the Sea Bees. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Elizabeth Ophement Ostermann at home; one son, Carl H. Ostermann and his wife Margaret of Philadelphia, Pa.; one daughter, Betty Szirony and her husband James of Cleveland, Ohio; one sister, Margot Peterson of Glen Spey, N.Y.; two grandchildren, Michael Ostermann and Evan Szirony. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, May 22 at 1 p.m. in the Black Forest Cemetery in Glen Spey where burial will follow. Arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, visit www.Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 3:41 PM
 

Edwards, Sheila, 71, of Port Jervis, N.Y..

Edwards, Sheila, 71, of Port Jervis, died May 17, 2004 in Port Jervis. Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home. 845-856-3312

posted by DMA  # 3:40 PM
 

FRANKLIN C. GOLDERER Port Jervis, N.Y.

FRANKLIN C. GOLDERER Port Jervis, N.Y. Franklin C. Golderer, a retired supervisor for the New York City Housing Auxiliary in the Bronx and 20-year area resident, died Monday, May 17, 2004 at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis. He was 82. The son of the late Adolph and Lena Ehre Golderer, he was born July 9, 1921 in New York City. He was married to the late Margaret Mecca Golderer and second to Antoinette Ferraro, who survives. He was a US Army veteran of WW II; member of Roosa-Fleming VFW Post #161, Port Jervis; member of Local 237, Teamsters Union. Survivors include his wife at home, Antoinette Ferraro Golderer; one son Gerard Golderer of Raleigh, N.C.; two granddaughters, Therese and Jacklyn Golderer; one stepdaughter, Karen Dinon and her husband Glenn of Port Jervis; three stepsons, John Becker and his wife Elana of Great Neck, Long Island, Erik Becker and his wife Linda of Pittsburgh, Pa., Karl Becker of Maybrook; three step- grandchildren, Luke, Thomas and Steven; one sister, Elizabeth Schwar of Goshen; several nieces and nephews. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, May 19 at Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 20 at the funeral home with the Rev. Thomas Petro officiating. Burial will be in Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery in Flushing. Contributions may be made to Mulberry House Seniors, 10 Mulberry St., Middletown, NY 10940 or to the Happy Seniors, c/o Martha Brennan, 154 Sycamore Lane, Middletown, NY 10940. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 3:32 PM
 

HARRIETTE E. STREETER Cuddebackville, N.Y.

HARRIETTE E. STREETER Cuddebackville, N.Y. Harriette E. Streeter, a retired accounts receivable clerk for Jamaica Hospital in Jamaica, N.Y. and longtime area resident, died Sunday, May 16, 2004 at Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown. She was 78. The daughter of the late Andrew Smith and Lillian Sauch Smith, she was born November 29, 1925 in New York City. She was the widow of W. David Streeter. She attended Holy Name RC Church in Otisville and was a member of the Neversink Valley Area Museum in Cuddebackville. Survivors include one stepdaughter, Imelda O'Reilly of Canyon Country, Calif.; three grandchildren, Kathleen, Eileen and Sean; her beloved friends, Linda and Bill Dickman, Janine and Craig Dickman who were considered Harriette's grandchildren; and several cousins. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Holy Name Cemetery in Otisville. Arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home. For further information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 3:32 PM
 

DORIS ANN LEONARD Godeffroy, N.Y.

DORIS ANN LEONARD Godeffroy, N.Y. Doris Ann Leonard, a homemaker and longtime area resident, died Sunday, May 16, 2004 at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis. She was 65. The daughter of the late Joseph and Eula B. Fulton DiBest, she was born May 4, 1939 in Atlanta, Ga. Survivors include her husband, Julius C. Leonard at home; four sons, Daniel Leonard, Julius Leonard Jr., Talmadge Leonard all of Port Jervis and Lawrence Leonard of Godeffroy; beloved daughters Cynthia Nay and Tammy SanDiego both of Port Jervis; beloved daughter, Terri Leonard; 30 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. Mother Jean Hendricks will officiate. Internment will be private. Arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home. For further information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 3:30 PM
 

MICHAEL J. HADLICK Port Jervis, N.Y.

MICHAEL J. HADLICK Port Jervis, N.Y. Michael J. Hadlick of Port Jervis, a lifelong area resident, died Friday, May 7, 2004 at Morristown General Hospital, Morristown, N.J. He was 59. The son of the late Michael J. Hadlick Sr. and Dorothy Burdick Hadlick, he was born August 17, 1944 in Port Jervis. He worked for Yellow Freight Transport, Maybrook. He attended Most Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Port Jervis. He was a veteran of the Viet Nam War, U.S. Marines, a member of the Teamsters Local 707, and a member of N.R.A. (National Rifle Association). He was an avid hunter, fisherman and enjoyed the outdoors, He was a loving father and "Poppy." Survivors include his wife, Della Davenport Hadlick; one daughter, Michele Walker and her husband, Thomas of Sparrowbush, one grandson, Tyler Michael; two sisters, Emily Card and her husband, Joseph, of Port Jervis and Mary Lou Gallo of Port Jervis; one brother, William Hadlick and his wife, Joyce, of Springhill, Fla.; his god-daughter, Kathryn Beers; and several in-laws, niece and nephews. Friends may call on Monday, May 10 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. Funeral service will be held Monday, May 10 at 4 p.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. David DeSimone will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, on Wednesday, May 12 at 12 p.m. with with Full Military Honors. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home Inc., Port Jervis. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 3:19 PM
 

DOROTHY J. BROWN Port Jervis, N.Y.

DOROTHY J. BROWN Port Jervis, N.Y. Dorothy J. Brown, retired Floor Lady for Carmel Coat Factory, Port Jervis and 69 year resident of the area, died Thursday, May 6, 2004 in Milford Senior Care, Westfall, PA. She was the daughter of Edwane F. Smith and Jemimah Harris, born in Taylor, PA. She is survived by one niece and one nephew. The funeral will be private and at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, NY. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc. 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771.

posted by DMA  # 3:15 PM
 

ELEANOR J. WHALEY KOELLER Las Vegas, Nev. Formerly of Port Jervis, N.Y.

ELEANOR J. WHALEY KOELLER Las Vegas, Nev. Formerly of Port Jervis, N.Y. Eleanor J. Whaley Koeller, a retired waitress for the Flo-Jean Restaurant in Port Jervis and longtime area resident, passed away in Las Vegas, Nev. She was 74. The daughter of the late Russell Whaley and Margaret Lowery Whaley, she was born June 29, 1929 in Port Jervis. She was the widow of James G. Koeller. She attended St. Mary's R. C. Church, Port Jervis. Eleanor modeled clothing for Rayola McLaughlin, former owner of the Town & Country Dress Shop in Port Jervis. Survivors include one son, J. Luke Koeller and his wife Karen of Las Vegas, Nev.; one brother, Russell Whaley of Roseburg, Oregon. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, May 7 at St. Mary's Cemetery in Port Jervis. The Rev. David DeSimone will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, visit knight-auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 3:11 PM
 

FLORENCE M. BRISLIN Montague, N.J.

FLORENCE M. BRISLIN Montague, N.J. Florence M. Brislin of Montague, N.J., a longtime area resident, and a retired registered nurse for Doctor's Sunnyside Hospital, Port Jervis, died Saturday, May 1, 2004 at her home in Montague, N.J. She was 81. The daughter of the late Francis J. and Florence Jacobs Kiernan, she was born April 7, 1923 in Brooklyn. She was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church, Pequannock, N.J. Survivors include her husband, Paul A. Brislin, at home; three sons, Paul M. Brislin and his wife, Rosemary, of Montague, N.J., Thomas F. Brislin also of Montague, N.J. and James F. Brislin and his wife, Darlene, of Greeley, Pa.; one brother, Frank Brislin and his wife, Charlotte of N. Egypt, N.J.; one sister, Rose Mozek and her husband, Adam, of Garlstadt, N.J.; three grandchildren, Matthew, Christina and Joseph Brislin; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call on Tuesday, May 4 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. The vigil wake service will be held Tuesday evening at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 5 at 9:15 a.m. at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church, Pequannock, N.J. The Rev. Fisher will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Port Jervis. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home Inc., Port Jervis. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 3:08 PM
 

ZITA CODICHINI INNELLA Port Jervis, N.Y.

ZITA CODICHINI INNELLA Port Jervis, N.Y. Zita Codichini Innella of Port Jervis died May 1, 2004, at Mercy Community, Port Jervis, surrounded by her family and loved ones. For many years she was a seamstress at Andmore Sportswear in Port Jervis. She was born in Port Jervis June 28, 1921, the daughter of Ercole and Rose Grappella Codichini. She was married to Sam Innella who predeceased her. Mrs. Innella was a member of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Port Jervis, and of the Mount Carmel Society, Port Jervis. Her children said, "she was the best of mothers and grandmothers and had a beautiful soul. She was a wonderful cook and made the best meatballs in town. Every holiday was an occasion to gather at her house and feast. She treasured life and made the most of any misfortunes that befell her. She treasured each of her grandchildren and had a special place in her heart for her granddaughter Michelle Innella who died an untimely death from cystic fibrosis. She is survived by her son, Michael Innella and his wife, Charlene, and her daughter, Janis Osborne, and her husband Peter, all of Port Jervis. Also by her grandchildren Thomas McCann and his wife, Gina; Michael McCann and his wife, Melissa; Megan Scott and her companion David Earl; Richard Dutton and his wife, Margaret; Sherrill Rumsey and her husband, George; Kyle Innella and his wife, Cindy, and Michael Dutton. And by her great grandchildren: Cassie, Ryan, Nicole, Joshua, Cody, Natasha, Brad, Brittany, Bobby; Kyle, Ryan, Colin, Jamie and Nick. She is also survived by a brother, Joseph Codichini and his wife, Ruth, of Kennett Square, Pa. and her best friend, Helen Connelly, of Port Jervis and several nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by her sister, Anita McCoy, and her brother, Gino Codichini. Friends and neighbors may call at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis May 3 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services are May 4, at 10:15 a.m. at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's R.C. Church at 11 a.m. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Port Jervis. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, a donation be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 60 E. 42nd St., Suite 1563, New York, NY 10165. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit knight-auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 3:06 PM

Monday, June 28, 2004

 

LEONARD V. CAPUTO Port Jervis, N.Y.

LEONARD V. CAPUTO Port Jervis, N.Y. Leonard V. Caputo, a truck driver for S.P. Richards Trucking Co., Middletown, NY and long-time resident of the area, died Friday, April 30, 2004 at Benedictine Hospital, Kingston. He was 61. Son of the late James and Matilda Faiella Caputo, he was born April 5, 1943 in Yonkers, NY. He married Jeannette Guarino Caputo, who survives at home. He was a member of the Carpenters Union, NYC, NY. Survivors include his wife at home; one daughter, Francine Trapani and her husband Paul of Bronx, NY; one son, Michael Caputo of Bloomingburg and one cousin Peter Masciave and his wife Mary. Friends may call Sunday, May 2 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. Funeral services will be Monday, May 3, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Deacon Richard J. Trapani will officiate. Burial will be in Orange County Veteran's Cemetery, Goshen, NY. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 4:05 PM
 

MICHAEL J. SABOL Port Jervis, N.Y.

MICHAEL J. SABOL Port Jervis, N.Y. Michael J. Sabol, a truck driver, died Monday, April 26, 2004 at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis. He was 40. The son of Daniel and Regina Polacheck Sabol, he was born Jan. 29, 1964 in Johnson City, N.Y. He was a member of St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church, Endicott, NY; Union Center Fire Dept., Union Centers, NY; East Fishkill Fire Dept; and active member of the Sparrowbush Engine Co. #1, Sparrowbush. A family statement reads, "Michael was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed camping with his family." Survivors include his wife, Judy Bogi Sabol at home; one daughter, Jackie O'Connell Sabol at home; his parents, Daniel and Regina Polacheck Sabol of Endicott; four brothers, Harold J. Sabol of Endicott, Bernie J. Sabol and his wife Helen of Campville, Andrew J. Sabol and his wife Faye of Colorado Springs, Colo., Daniel J. Sabol and his wife Susan of Endicott; his faithful "Doc"; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, April 28 at the Knight- Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. A funeral service will be held at 9:15 a.m., Thursday, April 29 at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at Most Sacred Heart R.C. Church, Port Jervis. The Rev. David DeSimone will officiate. A vigil wake service will be held Wednesday evening at 8 p.m. and a Sparrowbush Engine Co. service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Interment will be private. Contributions may be made to the Sparrowbush Engine Co., Sparrowbush, NY 12780. Arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 3:59 PM
 

LORRAINE I. GEER Port Jervis, N.Y.

LORRAINE I. GEER Port Jervis, N.Y. Lorraine I. Geer, retired Assembler for Kolmar Labs, Inc., Port Jervis, NY and life-long resident of the area, died Tuesday, April 20, 2004 at Nyack Hosp., Nyack, NY. She was 83. The daughter of the late Ernest and Edith Fink San Pietro, she was born November 20, 1920 in Windsor, Canada. She married the late Howard Geer. A family statement read: "She will be sadly missed by her family, who loved her so much." Survivors include three daughters: Judith Wood and her husband Frank of Monticello, NY, Diane Cole Runyon and her husband Howard of Spring Hill, FL and JoAnne Rivera and her husband Edwin of Westbrookville, NY; three sons: Kenneth Geer and his wife Barbara of Westtown, NY, Robert Geer of Colorado Springs, CO and James Geer and his wife Karen of Balmville, NY; one sister, Lillian Dahlquist of Sarasota, Fl; eight grandchildren including: Jessica, Genna and Casey and several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased be her grandson, Michael Grinder. Friends may call Thursday, April 22, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. Funeral services will be held Friday, April 23, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Rev. Robert Cassidy will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, NY. Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, National Office, 50 Court St., 306 A, Brooklyn, NY 11201-4801. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 East Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771. For information, directions or to send a condolence not to the family, visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 3:54 PM
 

HARRIET J. TUPAZ Port Jervis, N.Y.

HARRIET J. TUPAZ Port Jervis, N.Y. Harriet J. Tupaz, a retired beautician and owner of Harriet Beauty Shop in Brooklyn and 35-year resident of the area, died Monday, April 19, 2004 at her home. She was 82. The daughter of the late Robert and Connie Newton Tate, she was born Nov. 20, 1921 in Willard, N.C. She was the widow of Estanslao Tupaz. She was a member of the NAACP (National Assoc. of the Advancement of Colored People. Survivors include two sisters, Margaret Nedwards of Port Jervis and Penelope Howard of Raleigh, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Howard Burton and her sister, Naomi Tate. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Cremation will take place at the HG Smith Crematory in Stroudsburg, Pa. Arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis.

posted by DMA  # 3:51 PM
 

OLGA MORRIS Port Jervis, N.Y.

OLGA MORRIS Port Jervis, N.Y. Olga Morris died Thursday April 15, 2004 at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis. She was 87. The daughter of the late Alex and Justina Bordiuk Zadorka, she was born in Hicksville, N.Y. She was married to the late John B. Morris for 52 years. She was a member of St. Ignatius R.C. Church in Hicksville. Survivors include one son, Joel Morris and his wife Maggie of Glen Cove, Long Island; one daughter, Christine Morris and her husband Raven of the town of Greenville; one sister, Hynka Ann Morris of Woodville, Wash.; one niece, Georgann. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m., Sun. April 18 at the Vernon C. Wagner Funeral Home, 125 Old Country Rd., Hicksville. Funeral services will be held at 12 noon, Monday, April 19 at the Vernon C. Wagner Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pine Lawn Cemetery, Farmingdale. Contributions may be made to the Port Jervis-Deerpark Humane Society, Route 209, Port Jervis, NY 12771. Arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 East Main St., Port Jervis, New York.

posted by DMA  # 3:45 PM

Saturday, June 26, 2004

 

MARY J. QUICK Port Jervis, N.Y.

MARY J. QUICK Port Jervis, N.Y. Mary J. Quick, life-long resident of Port Jervis, died Friday, April 9, 2004 at Bon Secours Comm. Hosp., Port Jervis. She was 82. Daughter of the late Benjamin and Gertrude Saxon Murray, she was born September 19, 1921 in Port Jervis. She was married to the late Floyd R. Quick. Mrs. Quick was a member of St. Mary's R.C. Church, Port Jervis, NY. Suvivors include one son, Robert Quick of Spokaine, Washington; one brother, Benjamin Murray of Port Jervis; one granddaughter, Joanie Ellison of Montague, NJ; two sisters-in-law: Dorothy Quick of Port Jervis and Mary Murray of Coral Gables, FL, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Floyd Quick Jr; brother, Jack Murray and a sister, Gert Doyle. A Graveside service will be held Thursday, April 15 at 2 p.m. at St. Mary's Cemetery, Port Jervis, NY. Rev. Dennis Dinan will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Port Jervis. Contributions may be made to St. Mary's R.C. Church, 46 Ball St., Port Jervis, NY 12771. Funeral arrangements were made by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 East Main St., Port Jervis, NY. For information, directions of to send a condolence note to the family visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 3:24 PM
 

JEAN V. WARNER Sparrowbush, N.Y.

JEAN V. WARNER Sparrowbush, N.Y. Jean V. Warner, a lifelong area resident, and a homemaker, died Friday, April 9, 2004 at Morristown General Hospital, Morristown, N.J. She was 81. The daughter of the late Thomas W. and Nellie E. Howe Vernooy, she was born March 14, 1923 in Middletown. She was married first to the late John Mertz and then to Nial W. Warner for 34 years. She was a member of the Grace Fellowship Church, Port Jervis. Survivors include her husband, Nial W. Warner, at home; two daughters, Mary Willis and her husband, Richard, of Fleischmanns and Sandra Marsh and her husband, Philip, of Montgomery; one stepson, Alan C. Warner and his wife, Diane, of North Hampton, Pa.; two stepdaughters, Kathy Wehner of Milford, Pa. and Carol Warner of Matamoras, Pa.; one brother, Robert Vernooy and his wife, Pauline, of Middletown; 15 grandchildren; Tabitha Kaminski, Justin Beck, Joanna March, Richard Willis, Donna Fischer, Debra Seiling, Andrew Warner, Alan Warner Jr., Traci Neff, Stephen and Stancy Greening, Corrie Greening, Gennifer and Amanda Mell, and Lauren Wehner; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers, Richard and Kenneth Vernooy. Friends may call on Monday, April 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 13 at 10:30 a.m. at the Grace Fellowship Church, 25 Sullivan Ave., Port Jervis. The Rev. David Schools will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Matamoras, Pa. Contributions may be made to The Grace Fellowship Church, 25 Sullivan Ave., Port Jervis, NY 12771. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home Inc., Port Jervis. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit Knight-Auchmoody.com.

posted by DMA  # 3:20 PM
 

LINDA I. MYERS Eldred, N.Y.

LINDA I. MYERS Eldred, N.Y. Linda I. Myers, a life-long resident of the area, passed away on Thursday, April 8, 2004 at her home in Eldred. She was 59. The daughter of the late Stanley Myers and Alberta Doughty Myers, who survives, she was born in Eldred, N.Y. on May 24, 1944. Linda was a member of the Eldred Congregational Church, Eldred. A family statement read "Linda was loved beyond words. Her sweet spirit and selfless love touched everyone she ever met. Linda spent her life helping her mother run a foster home, giving love and encouragement as only she could. She understood how precious each life on earth was. The love and care she gave to those around her was a quiet, gentle reminder of this. We were given a great gift and example in this precious life. She will never be forgotten." Survivors include her mother, Alberta Doughty Myers of Eldred; 5 brothers, Harris Myers and his wife Elizabeth of Kauneonga Lake, NY, Harry Krom, William Wickberg, Bill and John Von Steenburgh all of Eldred, N.Y.; 5 sisters, Bonnie Myers of Middletown, Kathy and Jackie Zentz, Theresa Draxler all at home, Lena Porter of Middletown, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call on Friday, April 9, from 2-4 p.m. at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main Street, Port Jervis. The funeral will be Saturday, April 10 at 10 a.m. at the Eldred Congregational Church, Eldred, N.Y., with the Rev. Richard Hotzler officiating. Burial will be in Montoza Cemetery, Eldred, N.Y. Contributions may be made to C.R.O.C. (Citizens Reunited to Overcome Cancer), P.O. Box 860, New Hampton, N.Y. 10958 or the Eldred Congregational Church, Eldred, N.Y. 12732. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main Street, Port Jervis 12771. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, visit Knight-Auchmoody.com.

posted by DMA  # 3:17 PM
 

THEODORE C. KUYKENDALL Port Jervis, N.Y.

THEODORE C. KUYKENDALL Port Jervis, N.Y. Theodore C. Kuykendall, life-long resident of Port Jervis and retired Owner, Vice president and General Manager of Flexible Fabricators, Port Jervis, NY, died Tuesday, April 6, 2004. He was 86. Son of the late Henry and Anna Wissel Kuykendall, he was born November 30, 1917 in Brooklyn, NY. He was married to the late Adelaide Wright Kuykendall for 60 years. Ted was councilman for the 3rd ward, City of Port Jervis, and councilman at Large. He ran successfully in 1960 with James E. Cole for Mayor as Independent candidates against both the Republican and Democratic parties. He was a member of the Port Jervis Republican Committee; charter member of the Port Jervis Vol. Ambulance Corps; charter member of the Port Jervis Lions Club; President of the Port Jervis Taxpayers Assoc.; member of the Port Jervis Lodge of Elks # 645 B.P.O.E. He was former director of Port Jervis Urban Renewal Agency; former member of the Port Jervis Police Commission; member of the Zoning Board of Appeals; Vice President of the Port Jervis School Board; former member of Neversink Engine Co. #1, Port Jervis Fire Department.Ted Journeyed to Albany on numerouse occasions with a Lobbey Group to persude the N.Y. D.O.T to build an exit for Port jervis off the newly proposed Interstate Route 84. Member of the Port Jervis Friends of Recreation to preservr Church Street Playground. He was the former owner of the Wurtsboro Diner Along with owning his own company, Flexible Fabricators, Ted was a former accountant for Gillinder Bros. Glass Co., Port Jervis and was the Treasurer for the War Bond Drive during WWII, which Gillinders sponsored. Member of the Civil Air Patrol, WWII; former Accountant for Kolmar Labs Inc., Port Jervis and accountant for Techniflex Corp. He was associate Director for Investors Syndicate Corp., NY, NY. President of the Board of Directors Sunnyside Hosp., Port Jervis and member and elder of the First Presbyterian Church, Port Jervis. A family statement read: "Dad was a loving husband and father. He always had time for others and made many sacrifices for his family. He loved his grandchildren immensely and cherished his time with them. May the smile on his face remain with us and his spirit comfort our hearts every day until we unite in paradise. Our very special father, grandfather and friend." Survivors include one son, Theodore "Ted" Kuykendall and his wife Georgina of Port Jervis; brother, Henry Kuykendall and his wife Gerri of Ellenville, NY; two grandchildren: Christopher and Kelley Kuykendall as well as several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Rev. Stephen Huston will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, NY. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 East Main St., Port Jervis, NY. For directions, information or to send a condolence note to the family visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 3:13 PM
 

SHIRLEY W. EURICH Vestal, N.Y.

SHIRLEY W. EURICH Vestal, N.Y. Formerly of Port Jervis, N.Y. Shirley W. Eurich of Vestal, a lifelong area resident, and a retired medical secretary for the Deerpark Hospital for Port Jervis for Dr. Pope, Dr. Wheeling and Dr. Brewster, died Saturday, April 3, 2004 at Wilston Memorial Hospital, Johnson City. She was 83. The daughter of the late Roy F. Worden and Anna Krieter Worden Helms, she was born August 25, 1920 in Port Jervis. She was married to the late George H. Eurich. She attended the First Presbyterian Church, Port Jervis. She was a member of the Presby Players of the Church, member of past president of the Port Jervis Salvation Army, Ladies Auxiliary, and member of the Lunch Bunch of the Church. For several years she served lunches for the Port Jervis Nutrition Program; Shirley, along with Trudy Kassel, instituted the "Soup Kitchen" for the Salvation Army, and also worked at the Park Lane Restaurant, Port Jervis. She was the retired owner of the "Corner Store, Susquehanna, and a member of the Literary Volunteers for the Port Jervis Free Library, teaching adults to read. Graveside funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 6, at 2 p.m. in Rural Valley Cemetery, Cuddebackville. Contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home Inc., 154 East Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, visit Knight-Auchmoody.com.

posted by DMA  # 3:10 PM
 

Besuglow Aumick, Helen, Sparrowbush, N.Y.

Besuglow Aumick, Helen, 48 of Sparrowbush, died April 1, 2004 in Port Jervis. Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc. 845-856-3312.

posted by DMA  # 3:08 PM
 

ALBERT K. FISHER Sparrowbush, N.Y.

ALBERT K. FISHER Sparrowbush, N.Y. Albert K. Fisher, retired Glass Blower for Gillinder Bros. of Port Jervis and lifelong resident of the area, died March 30, 2004 at Castle Point Veteran's Hosp., Wappingers Falls, NY. He was 74. Son of the late Albert Fisher and the late Dorothy Parker Fisher, he was born August 13, 1929. He was married to Peal Spears. Mr. Fisher was a member of Sparrowbush FD Eng Co. # 1, Past Captain and Lieut. of Sparrowbush Fire Police; he attended Sparrowbush United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife Pearl at home; son David of Sparrowbush; four daughters: Carolyn West of Port Jervis, Beverly Calben and her husband Craig of Glen Spey, NY, Jean Decker and her companion Robert Ellis of Port Jervis, Peggy Holmes and her husband Joseph of Altoona, PA; 15 grandchildren: Brian and Kevin Fisher, Erin Amato, Melody Hines and husband Chris, Charles and Bridget Calben, Eileen, Scott, Jennifer, Brandy, Bryanna, Decker, Nicole and Stace May; two step grandsons: Dwayne Holmes and Jere West; and six great grandchildren. He was predeceased by grandson, Travis Holmes and son-In-Law, Ted West also one sister, Greta of Inverness, FL. Friends may call Sunday, April 4, 2004 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 5, 2004 at 11 a.m. at the Sparrowbush United Methodist Church. Rev. Robert Mayer will officiate. Interment will be private. Funeral arrangements were made by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc. 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. For directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 3:03 PM
 

WILLIAM MICHAEL CARDONE Town of Greenville, N.Y.

WILLIAM MICHAEL CARDONE Town of Greenville, N.Y. William Michael Cardone of Town of Greenville, a Mechanic for Reymar & Sons, Middletown, and lifelong resident of the area, died Tuesday, March 30 at Bon Secours Comm. Hospital in Port Jervis. He was 26. Son of Phil Cardone and the late Margaret Greene Cardone, He was born February 9, 1978 in New York City, NY. He was a member of St. Mary's R.C. Church, Port Jervis. Survivors include his father Phil Cardone and his wife Linda of Town of Greenville; one brother, Christopher Cardone and his wife Julie of Brewster; one nephew/Godson, Jason Cardone; stepsister, Kristina Nemeth of Harriman, NY; his paternal grandmother, Jennie Cardone of Bronx, NY; several aunts, uncles and cousins also survive. He was predeceased by his mother Margaret Cardone on November 1, 1993. Friends may call at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY, on Thursday, April 1 from 7 to 9 and Friday, April 2 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be on Saturday, April 3, 2004 at 9:15 a.m. at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Resurrection at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's R.C. Church. Rev. Dennis Dinan will officiate. The Vigil wake service will be held Friday evening at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Port Jervis, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to The American Diabetes Foundation, 50 Colvin Ave., Albany, NY 12206-1106. Funeral arrangements were made by 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  # 3:00 PM

Tuesday, June 22, 2004

 

ANN K. RICCARDI Matamoras, Pa.

ANN K. RICCARDI Matamoras, Pa. Ann K. Riccardi, a retired seamstress for Barbara Quilting, Port Jervis and lifelong area resident, died Monday, March 29, 2004 at Milford Senior Care Facility, Milford, Pa. She was 84. The daughter of the late J. Edward Murphy and Marguerite Mahoney Murphy, she was born Feb. 11, 1920 in Port Jervis. She was the widow of Patsy J. Riccardi who passed away Sept. 19, 1997. She was a member of St. Mary's R.C. Church in Port Jervis and the Clara Bradley Lodge, Port Jervis. Survivors include son, John J. Ricciardi and his wife Donna of Orange Park, Fla.; daughter, Patricia R. Knight of Meridan, Conn.; brother, Edward Murphy of Port Jervis; four grandchildren, Regina Whitmore, Linda Youngblood, John Ricciardi Jr., David P. Knight; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers, Thomas and John Murphy; sister, Helen Pedlock; son-in-law, David E. Knight. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m., Thu April 1 at Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. Funeral services will be held at 10:15 a.m., Friday, April 2 at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's R.C. Church, Port Jervis. The Rev. Dennis Dinan will officiate. The vigil wake service will be held Thu evening at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Port Jervis. Arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 4:35 PM
 

PAUL MANWARING

PAUL MANWARING In the obituary for Paul Manwaring, he is further survived by a daughter, Carol Hofstee and her husband Edward of Port Jervis. They were omitted from yesterday's obituary.

posted by DMA  # 4:32 PM
 

PAUL R. MANWARING SR. Port Jervis, N.Y.

PAUL R. MANWARING SR. Port Jervis, N.Y. Paul R. Manwaring Sr., a retired chief custodian for the Port Jervis School District at the Bicentennial Elementary School in Cuddebackville and lifelong area resident, died Sunday, March 28, 2004 at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis. He was 69. The son of the late Ralph and Hedwig Muller Manwaring, he was born April 8, 1934 in Port Jervis. He was a member of N.R.A. (National Rifle Assoc.); North American Hunting Assoc.; veteran of the Korean War, US Army. A family statement reads, "Paul was a loving husband, father and a grandfather. He was an avid hunter but most important was the love for his family." Survivors include his wife, Gertrude Lane Manwaring at home; one son, Paul R. Manwaring Jr. and his wife Debbie of Port Jervis; three daughters, Kim Clark and her husband Michael of Port Jervis, Dawn Collette and her husband Brian of Port Jervis; four brothers, Robert Morgan of Matamoras, Pa., Richard and Ernie Morgan both of Port Jervis;, Harold Tampier of Milford, Pa.; three sisters, Dixie Balmos, Shirley Ostrom, Lovyon Eckart all of Port Jervis; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Betty Wood. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, March 31 at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, April 1 at the funeral home. The Rev. Nancy Vonderhorst will officiate. Burial will be in Rural Valley Cemetery, Cuddebackville. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 4:30 PM
 

JOSEPH MICHAEL QUICK Sparrowbush, N.Y.

JOSEPH MICHAEL QUICK Sparrowbush, N.Y. Joseph Michael Quick, a wholesale florist and lifelong area resident, died Saturday, March 27, 2004 at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis. He was 40. The son of Everitt Quick and the late Donna Milk Quick, he was born Jan. 20, 1964 in Port Jervis. A family statement reads, "Joe was a great outdoorsman who loved his music and his cat 'Lestat.'" Survivors include his parents, Everitt and June Quick of Port Jervis; his son, Nickolas; Jo-Ellen Huttar whom he considered his wife; four brothers, Walter Quick and his wife Rita of Port Jervis, Kenneth Quick of Lancaster, Pa., Tim Quick of Sparrowbush, Paul Quick and his companion Sherry King of Dingmans, Pa.; one sister, Jeanne Stephens and her husband Dennis of Sherman, Texas; maternal grandmother, Lillian Paashaus of Port Jervis; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother, Donna Milk Quick. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, March 30 at the Knight- Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, March 31 at the funeral home with Deacon Al and Eileen Perrault officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery in Matamoras, Pa. Arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home. For information directions or to send a condolence note to the family, visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 4:27 PM
 

JANET W. MACKINTOSH Shohola, Pa.

JANET W. MACKINTOSH Shohola, Pa. Janet W. Mackintosh, a retired cook for Perkin Elmer, Danbury, Conn., died Friday, March 26, 2004 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis. She was 91. She was born November 23, 1912 in Arbroth, Scotland. Survivors include her husband, George R. Mackintosh, at home; one son, George R. Mackintosh of Shohola, Pa.; two granddaughters, Heather Jaeger and her husband, Chip, of Shohola, Pa., and Eileen Mackintosh of Westminster, Colo.; and five great-grandchildren. Gaveside services will be held Monday, March 29 at 2 p.m. at Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush. The Rev. David Schools will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home Inc., Port Jervis. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 4:25 PM
 

CHARLOTTE R. HUNT Tucson, AZ.

CHARLOTTE R. HUNT Tucson, AZ. Charlotte R. Hunt of Tucson, AZ, formerly of Port Jervis and Matamoras, PA, a retired Assembler for Kolmar Labs, Inc., Port Jervis, NY and a life-long residt of the area, died Thursday, March 25, 2004 at Handmaker Health Care Facility, Tucson. She was 85. Daughter of the late William and Clementine Chase Eckert, she was born August 3, 1918 in Port Jervis, NY. She was married to Charles Edward Hunt, Sr. Mrs. Hunt was a member of the Dessert Skies United Methodist Church, Tucson, AZ. A family statement read: "Charlotte was the Matriarch of the Best Western Inn at Hunt's Landing, Matamoras, PA. Survivors include her husband, at home, Edward Hunt Sr.; two sons: Michael A. Hunt and his wife Ann of Milford, PA and Charles Edward Hunt, Jr. of Tucson, AZ; one daughter, Patricia Morgan and her husband William of Port Jervis; seven grandchildren: Michael Hunt, Jr, Michele Schellinger, Melissa Schultz, Kimberly Stasa, Kelly Murphy, Kyle Aschoff and Coral Hunt, as well as 10 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 29, at 11 a.m. in the Pond Eddy United Methodist Church, Pond Eddy, NY. Rev. Nancy VonderHorst will be the officiating clergy. Interment will be Private at Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, NY. Contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 East Main St. Port Jervis, NY 12771. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 4:22 PM
 

EUGEN E. LEPOM Port Jervis, N.Y.

EUGEN E. LEPOM Port Jervis, N.Y. Eugen "Gene" Lepom, was born May 3, 1914 in Berlin, Germany and was a resident of Port Jervis for over 40 years. He passed away March 24, 2004. He was 89. He is survived by his loving wife, Anneliese; three daughters, Monique Bade and husband Bruce, Heide DeVore and husband Richard, Brigitte Hessberger and husband Ralph; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Family will gather on Saturday, March 27 at Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home for a private prayer service with Pastor Ann Rost officiating. There will be no visitation. Burial will be at Milford Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the local Salvation Army Corp., 99 Ball Street, Port Jervis, NY 12771. Arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. For information or to send a condolence note to the family vist knight-auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 4:18 PM

Monday, June 21, 2004

 

ISABEL PETERS Kinston, N.C.

ISABEL PETERS Kinston, N.C. Formerly of Matamoras, Pa. Isabel Peters, a retired secretary for Gillinder Brothers Glass Co., Port Jervis and 62-year resident of Matamoras, Pa., died Monday, March 1, 2004 at home in Kinston, N.C. She was 85. The daughter of the late Chester and Eva Silsby Smith, she was born August 5, 1919 in White Mills, Pa. She was married first, in 1936, to Douglas Osterhoudt who passed away in 1977 and married second to Frank Peters on October 4, 1986 who passed away December 9, 1988. She was a member of the Matamoras United Methodist Church and the Matamoras Seniors. Survivors include her one son, Kenneth Osterhoudt and his wife Linda of North Carolina; one brother, Arthur Smith and his wife Gertrude and family of Matamoras, Pa.; grandson, James Osterhoudt and his wife Gail; great-grandson, Brandon; stepdaughter, Linda Peters Knipp; stepdaughter-in-law, Mary Ann Peters and her family; nieces and nephews, Craig and Rosemary Smith of Port Jervis, Karen Boomer of Prescott, Ariz., Lisa and Donald Bickel of Port Jervis, Carol Kelley of Millsboro, Del.; and several great-nieces and great-nephews. She was predeceased by stepson, Allen Peters; and granddaughter, Sherry Osterhoudt on Dec. 23, 2003. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, March 20 at 11 a.m. at the Matamoras United Methodist Church, 209 Ave H, Matamoras, Pa. The Rev. Emil Winkelspecht will officiate. Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Matamoras, Pa. Contributions may be made to the Pike Chapter of the American Cancer Society, Milford, PA 18336. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 9:59 PM
 

LUCILLE COREY Denville, N.J.

LUCILLE COREY Denville, N.J. Formerly of Greeley, Pa. Lucille Corey, a retired baker for the Black Bear Restaurant in Paterson, N.J. and longtime area resident, died Monday, March 15, 2004 at the Regency Grand Nursing Home, Dover, N.J. She was 90. The daughter of the late Joseph and Beatrice Marshall Cabrall, she was born Sept. 28, 1913 in Camp Gaw, N.J. She was the widow of Edward W. Corey. Survivors include one daughter, Brenda Joyce Fluharty and her husband Richard of Denville, N.J.; one son, Frank J. Figora of the state of Florida; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by several brothers and sisters. Graveside services will be held Friday, March 19 at 2 p.m. in the Glen Spey Cemetery in Glen Spey. Jack Latini will officiate. Burial will follow in the cemetery. Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc., NYS Mem. Processing Ctr., PO Box 31160, Hartford, CT 06150; or the Alzheimer's Assoc., Mid Hudson Chapter, 22 Freedom Rd., Suite 102, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. For information, directions, or to send a condolence note to the family, please visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 9:55 PM
 

JAMES S. McGAW Port Jervis, N.Y.

JAMES S. McGAW Port Jervis, N.Y. James S. McGaw, a retired employee of Agway Farm Store in Port Jervis and lifetime area resident, died Sunday March 14, 2004 at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis. He was 84. The son of the late Ralph and Ella Pepper McGaw, he was born April 1, 1919 in Port Jervis. He was the widower of Anna Weaver McGaw. James was a member of the Tri-State Hose Co. # 6, Port Jervis Fire Dept. Survivors include his son, James S. McGaw Jr. and his wife Mary Ann of Port Jervis; three daughters, Barbara Baird and her husband Kevin of Milford, Pa., Mary Lou Aumick and her husband Clare of Port Jervis, Patricia Anderson and her husband John of Port Jervis; one sister, Lucille Regino of Hackettstown, N.J.; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by several brothers and sisters. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, March 16 at the Knight- Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. The Port Jervis Fire Dept will conduct services at 8 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 17 at the funeral home. The Rev. Robert E. Foster will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery in Sparrowbush. Contributions may be made to the Port Jervis-Deerpark Human Society, Route 209, Port Jervis, NY 12771. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, visit Knight-Auchmoody.com


posted by DMA  # 9:45 PM
 

CARMELLA T. PICCOLO Matamoras, Pa.

CARMELLA T. PICCOLO Matamoras, Pa. Carmella T. Piccolo, a retired seamstress for Barbara Quilting, Port Jervis, and a lifelong area resident, died Saturday, March 6, 2004 at her home. She was 86. The daughter of the late Joseph and Rose Calentoni Marioni, she was born July 16, 1917 in Port Jervis. She was a member of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Matamoras, Pa., The Alter & Rosary Society of St. Joseph's, and member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Society, Port Jervis. Survivors include her husband, Joseph J. Piccolo, at home; two sons, Joseph Piccolo at home and Mario Piccolo and his wife, Kathy, of Quakertown, Pa.; one daughter, Ann Marie Seeber and her husband, Brian, of Matamoras, Pa.; one sister, Lucy Pagano of Port Jervis; six grandchildren, Jonathan, Justin, Mark, Corinne, Mark, and Julia-Mae; one great granddaughter, Hannah; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers, John and Louis Marioni. Friends may call on Tuesday, March 9 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. The vigil wake service will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m. Mt. Carmel will conduct services Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 10 at 9:15 a.m. at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Resurrection at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Matamoras, Pa. The Rev. John J. Turi will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Port Jervis. Contributions may be made to St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, 309 Ave. F., Matamoras, PA 18336; or Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Society, c/o Rose Caputo, 27 Glass St., Port Jervis, NY 12771. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., Port Jervis. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 5:58 PM
 

SALLY GILLINDER CUDDEBACK HAWKINS Port Jervis, N.Y.

SALLY GILLINDER CUDDEBACK HAWKINS Port Jervis, N.Y. Sally Gillinder Cuddeback Hawkins, life-long resident of Port Jervis and a retired Registered Supervising Nurse at St. Francis Hosp. in Port Jervis, died Friday, March 12, 2004 at her home. She was 78. The daughter of the late William T. Gillinder II and Sara Osmond Gillinder, she was born November 8, 1925 in Philadelphia, PA. She was first married to the late Samuel Mills Cuddeback Jr. and then to Ret. Commander, John F. Hawkins. Mrs. Hawkins was a member of Grace Episcopal Church, Port Jervis; the Atter Guild; The Garden Club of Orange & Dutchess Counties; The Port Jervis Music Study Club; Port Jervis Antique Study Club; The Alumni Abbington Friends School, Philadelphia, PA. She was a graduate of Pennsylvania Hospital of Nursing; University of Philadelphia. She was the Public Health Nurse for the City of Port Jervis immediately following WWII. Sally's father William T. Gillinder II, along with the Gillinder family, owned and operated the Gillinder Brothers Glass Factory in Port Jervis, which is noted for their fine glass wear that is sought after by collectors and museums. The Gillinder Glass company is still in existence today. A family statement read: "Sally was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, as well as a true and caring friend to so many. All who knew Sally appreciated her love of beautiful gardens and plants, classical music, and the many animals and birds that were also her friends." Survivors include her husband at home, Ret. Commander John F. Hawkins; one son, Samuel Mills Cuddeback III and his wife Meg of San Francisco, CA; one daughter, Sarah Osmond Cuddeback Egan and her husband Edward of Ramona, CA; her stepson, Richard Hawkins and his wife Carol of Houston, TX; six grandchildren: Elizabeth Mills Egan, Samuel Cuddeback Egan, Sara Storey Cuddeback, Talia Storey Cuddeback, Joshua and David Hawkins. She was predeceased by a stepson, Kip Hawkins and her brother, William Gillinder, III. A Mass of the Resurrection will be held Tuesday, March 16 at 3:00 p.m. at the Grace-Episcopal Church, Port Jervis, NY. Rev. Jean Hendricks will officiate. Burial will be in Laurel Grove Cemetery, Port Jervis, NY. Contributions may be made to the Grace Episcopal Church, 85 E. Main St. Port Jervis, NY 12771. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY.

posted by DMA  # 5:54 PM
 

HARRISON F. HINKLEY Port Jervis, N.Y.

HARRISON F. HINKLEY Port Jervis, N.Y. Harrison F. Hinkley, a retired glass presser operator for Gillinder Brothers Glass Co, Port Jervis, and a lifelong resident of Port Jervis, died Saturday, March 6, 2004 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis. He was 91. Haarrison was the son of the late Harry and Loretta Hawker Hinkley, and was born April 29, 1912 in Port Jervis. He was a member of Most Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Port Jervis; a former alter server and usher of the church; a member of the American Flint Glass Workers Union; original member of Port Jervis Little League Board of Directors; former District 19 Little League Administrator; former councilman for the First Ward, City of Port Jervis; member of Knights of Columbus Council 471, Port Jervis; and member of Msgr. John Sexton Assembly K of C, Forth Degree. Survivors include two sons, James Hinkley and his wife, Susan, of Port Jervis, and John Hinkley and his wife, Gloria, of Lake Ariel, Pa.; two daughters, Barbara Drew and her husband, Richard, of Port Jervis, and Jean Brock of Port Jervis; three sisters, Ann Garrity and her husband, Joseph, of Port Jervis, Alice Prisco and her husband, Ollie, of Port Jervis, and Patricia Biondo and her husband, Dominic, of Wayne, N.J.; nine grandchildren, John, Valerie, Kimberley, Colleen, Denise, Melissa, Melanie, Jacqueline and Christopher; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call on Monday, March 8 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. The vigil wake service will be held Monday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Knights of Columbus will conduct services Monday evening at 7:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 9 at 10:15 a.m. at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Resurrection at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Port Jervis. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Port Jervis. Contributions may be made to Knights of Columbus Council 471, 61-63, Seward Ave., Port Jervis, NY 12771. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home Inc., Port Jervis. HARRISON F. HINKLEY Port Jervis, N.Y. Harrison F. Hinkley, a retired glass presser operator for Gillinder Brothers Glass Co, Port Jervis, and a lifelong resident of Port Jervis, died Saturday, March 6, 2004 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis. He was 91. Haarrison was the son of the late Harry and Loretta Hawker Hinkley, and was born April 29, 1912 in Port Jervis. He was a member of Most Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Port Jervis; a former alter server and usher of the church; a member of the American Flint Glass Workers Union; original member of Port Jervis Little League Board of Directors; former District 19 Little League Administrator; former councilman for the First Ward, City of Port Jervis; member of Knights of Columbus Council 471, Port Jervis; and member of Msgr. John Sexton Assembly K of C, Forth Degree. Survivors include two sons, James Hinkley and his wife, Susan, of Port Jervis, and John Hinkley and his wife, Gloria, of Lake Ariel, Pa.; two daughters, Barbara Drew and her husband, Richard, of Port Jervis, and Jean Brock of Port Jervis; three sisters, Ann Garrity and her husband, Joseph, of Port Jervis, Alice Prisco and her husband, Ollie, of Port Jervis, and Patricia Biondo and her husband, Dominic, of Wayne, N.J.; nine grandchildren, John, Valerie, Kimberley, Colleen, Denise, Melissa, Melanie, Jacqueline and Christopher; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call on Monday, March 8 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. The vigil wake service will be held Monday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Knights of Columbus will conduct services Monday evening at 7:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 9 at 10:15 a.m. at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Resurrection at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Port Jervis. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Port Jervis. Contributions may be made to Knights of Columbus Council 471, 61-63, Seward Ave., Port Jervis, NY 12771. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home Inc., Port Jervis.

posted by DMA  # 5:42 PM

Thursday, June 17, 2004

 

MARIE A OZEHOSKY Matamoras, PA .

MARIE A OZEHOSKY Matamoras, PA Marie A. Ozehosky, a retired as Co-Owner of New Bauer Inn, Port Jervis after 20 years and a long-time resident of the area, died Thursday, March 4, 2004 at Bon Secours Community Hosp., Port Jervis, NY. She was 88. The daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Woelfel Kuntz, he was born July 6, 1915 in New York City. She was married to the late Bernard J. Ozehosky. Mrs. Ozehosky was a life member of Rosa Fleming VFW Post 161 Ladies Auxiliary, she held offices of Historian, Junior Vice and Senior Vice President and Chaplin; Past President and Chaplin of Tri-State Naval Ship 7241; Volunteer for Castle Point Veterans; Chairman VFW National Home for Children of Disabled Veterans, member Neversink Valley Grange 1530, Chairman Voice of Democracy for two years; Orange County Trustee for two years; A.A.R.P.; Country Western Assoc; and Pennsylvania Police Assoc. Survivors include one daughter, Teresa M. Finkel of Franklin Square, NY; three grandsons: Andri Mule, Andrew Finkel and Brian Mule; one great granddaughter Victoria Marie Mule; one brother-in-law, John Ozehosky and two nephews: John and Richard. Friends may call at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, March 6. Funeral services will be private. Roosa Fleming VFW Post Ladies Auxiliary will conduct services at 7:30 p.m. Saturday evening. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, NY. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY

posted by DMA  # 9:05 PM
 

MERLE ROOT CHASE Port Jervis, N.Y.

MERLE ROOT CHASE Port Jervis, N.Y. Merle Root Chase, 69, of Port Jervis, died unexpectedly Tuesday, March 2, 2004 due to complications from cancer which she had been battling since a recent diagnosis. The daughter of the late Edward and Katheryn Root, she was born April 23, 1934 in East Orange, N.J. She graduated valedictorian from Hamburg High School in 1952. She earned a Bachelor's degree from Cornell University in 1956, where she met and married Lt. Philip D. Chase on June 23, 1956. As a proud mother, Merle raised five children in the Port Jervis area. Through the years, she taught preschool at the Candy Cane Nursery School in Port Jervis. With her family, she enjoyed playing golf, at which her children excelled, and was a master at handling the family finances. Her children all were college bound and through scholarships and Merle's wise planning, each was able to graduate without the burden of student loans. Merle has been active for many years with the Sparrowbush United Methodist Church and assisted with numerous events of fundraising as treasurer for the church. Her love of children and people was evident as she spent her week as a volunteer for G.A.I.T. This organization, "Genuine Alternative In Therapy" is a learning relationship between a horse and its rider to help overcome disabilities. Her job was to lead a horse and ensure the safety of its rider. Her life was fulfilled with the progress that she realized with those in need. She was also a volunteer "runner" each Thursday for 15 years at Mercy/Bon Secour Community Hospital in Port Jervis. Merle was a critical half of an environmentalist team with her husband Phil. Together they enjoyed the challenge of trying to protect the river systems of the Catskills for future generations. Survivors include her husband Philip; daughter, Carol Chase of Port Jervis; sons, Robert Chase of Hoboken, N.J., Alivin Chase and his wife Janine of Minisink Valley and Barry Chase and his wife Lori of Pittsburgh, Pa.; brother, Robert Root and his wife Ola of Cincinnati, Ohio and grandchildren, Alex, Sarah, Erin and Joseph Chase; as well as many cousins, nieces, nephews and in-laws. She was predeceased by her son Bruce Chase, who also battled cancer; his age 25. Merle was beloved by all who knew her and especially by her family who will greatly miss her. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 5 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 6 at the United Methodist Church in Sparrowbush with the Rev. Robert Mayer officiating. Burial will be at the Rural Valley Cemetery in Oakland Valley, N.Y. Thsoe who wish, may make donations to G.A.I.T. at PO Box 69, Milford, PA 18337. Arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis.

posted by DMA  # 7:03 PM
 

KEITH A. CAMPBELL Port Jervis, N.Y.

KEITH A. CAMPBELL Port Jervis, N.Y. Keith A. Campbell, a retired corrections officer for Otisville State Correctional Facility and lifelong area resident, died at home on Tuesday, March 2, 2004. He was 41. The son of the late George O. Campbell and Elizabeth Lane Campbell, he was born March 5, 1962 in Port Jervis. Keith was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was also a great outdoorsman spending time at Deux Rivieres, Ontario, Canada with his brothers. But above all, the most important thing to Keith was spending time with his wife and his children. Survivors include his wife, Michele VanHorn Campbell at home; five children, Lyndsay Campbell at home, Molley, Keith G., Ethan and Jake Campbell; his mother, Elizabeth Lane Campbell of Matamoras, Pa.; three brothers, George Campbell and his wife Lee Ann of Matamoras, Pa., James Campbell and his wife JoEllen of Milford, Pa., Jesse D. Campbell and his wife Solana of Matamoras, Pa.; two sisters, Sharon Sone and her husband Darrell of Watkins Glen, Karen Bucher and her husband Mitchell of Westfall, Pa.; several nieces and nephews; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, March 4 at Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, March 5 at the funeral home with the Rev. Jack Laberta officiating. Interment will be private. Donations may be made to the St. Jude's Children's Foundation; or Hospice of Orange, 800 Stony Brook Ct., Newburgh, NY 12550. Arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home.

posted by DMA  # 6:58 PM
 

ELIZABETH GRACE "BETTY" BACKUS Groveland, FL Formerly of Port Jervis

ELIZABETH GRACE "BETTY" BACKUS Groveland, FL Formerly of Port Jervis Elizabeth Grace "Betty" Backus of Groveland, FL, formerly of Port Jervis, a retired Reservation Clerk for Ramada Inn, Pompano Beach, FL, died Tuesday, February 24, 2004 at the Westminster Care Facility, Clermont, FL. She was 84. Daughter of the late John and Grace Butler Hendry, she was born April 2, 1919 in Port Jervis, NY. She married the late Donald M. Backus. Mrs. Backus was a former member of Most Sacred Heart RC Church, Port Jervis. Betty was a graduate of Port Jervis High School, 1938. Survivors include one son, Edward L. Backus and his wife Dee Dee of Town of Greenville; two daughters: Jane E. Leatherland and Ann K. Backus both of Groveland, FL; six grandchildren: Brian Backus, Bridgette Backus, Danielle Thew, Samantha Mimna, Amy Beth Mathey and Jenny Lyn Leatherland; five great grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers: Edward and James Hendry. Friends may call at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY on Friday, February 27, 2004 from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be Saturday, February 28 at 10 a.m. in the funeral home with Rev. David DeSimone officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Port Jervis, NY. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home Inc., 154 East Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771.

posted by DMA  # 6:36 PM
 

DONALD "DIGGLES" GARRITY Port Jervis, N.Y.

DONALD "DIGGLES" GARRITY Port Jervis, N.Y. Donald "Diggles" Garrity, a retired machine operator for the Erie Railroad, Port Jervis, and a life-long resident of the area, passed away on Tuesday, February 24, 2004 at his home. He was 85. Born in Kent, Ohio, on April 14, 1918, he was the son of the late James and Mildred Romaine Garrity. His first marriage was to Mary Ellen Pepper, his second marriage was to the late Florence Heater Garrity, and his third marriage was to Helen Heater Case Garrity, who survives. He was a veteran of the US Navy in WWII; life member of the Tri-State Naval Ship #7241, Port Jervis; 50 year member of Port Jervis Fire Department, and Tri-State Hose Co. #6. Survivors include his wife Helen Heater Case Garrity at home; his former wife Mary Ellen Pepper of the Town of Greenville; 2 sons, Earl J. Garrity of Port Jervis, NY and his companion Cheryl, Kenneth Garrity and his wife Joan of Port Jervis; two daughters, Joyce Decker and her husband Carl of Greenville; Janet Tidd of Port Jervis, NY; one step-son Robert Case of Port Jervis; one brother, Joseph Garrity of Port Jervis; two sisters, Mildred Space of Middletown, NY and Dorothy Dunn of Newburgh, NY; 7 grandchildren: Darlene Cotterrill, Dawn Dilles, Jenny McElroy, and her husband Rich; Kenneth Garrity, Jr., Emily Rink, Graham McDonald, Debbie Runnalls; 7 great-grandchildren: Rik, Zak, and Nik Dilles; Ethan McElroy, Brad & Chris Foster, Cean Meadimer and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his grandson Earl Garrity, III, great-grandson Donald Decker, step-daughter Joyce Brighton, daughter-in-law Lee Garrity, and son-in-law Arnold Tidd. Friends may call on Thursday, February 26 from 7-9 pm at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main Street, Port Jervis. The funeral will be on Friday, February 27 at 10:30 am at the funeral home with Rev. Ronald Clark officiating. Tri-State Naval Ship will conduct services at 7:30 pm Thursday evening; Port Jervis Fire Department will conduct services at 8 pm. Burial will be at Pine Hill Cemetery in Sparrowbush, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to Castle Point Veteran's Administration Hospital, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 East Main Street, Port Jervis, NY 12771.

posted by DMA  # 4:50 PM
 

ELEANOR MARIE KENT Port Jervis, N.Y.

ELEANOR MARIE KENT Port Jervis, N.Y. Eleanor Marie Kent, a retired accounts receivable clerk for Luhrs Hardware and lifelong area resident, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2004 at Orange County Healthcare Facility in Goshen. She was 76. The daughter of the late Richard Hammond and Bessie Robinson Hammond, she was born Feb. 6, 1928 in Port Jervis. She was the widow of Jamed D. Kent. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Port Jervis. Survivors include her daughter, Cheryl Biccum and her husband Joseph of Port Jervis; two sons, Stephen J. Kent and his wife Linda of Port Jervis, George Kent and his wife Gina of Port Jervis; three grandchildren, Miranda Mead, John Kent and Angela Kent; one brother, Nelson Hammond of Port Jervis; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sister, Neva Cuddeback; and two brothers, Richard and George Hammond. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 25 at the Knight -Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 26 at the funeral home. The Rev. Stephen Huston will officiate. Burial will be in Rural Valley Cemetery in Cuddebackville. Contribtuions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, Port Jervis, NY 12771. Arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home.

posted by DMA  # 4:47 PM
 

HOWARD J. TALMADGE Port Jervis, N.Y.

HOWARD J. TALMADGE Port Jervis, N.Y. Howard J. Talmadge, a self-employed construction worker and lifelong area resident, died Feb. 23, 2004 at Bon Scours Community Hospital. He was 44. The son of Carmella Andriack Talmadge and the late Howard Talmadge, he was born Sept. 17, 1959 in Port Jervis. Survivors include his companion, Jacqueline O'Connell at home; one daughter, Jessica Wormuth of Virginia; one sister, Cindy Talmadge of Port Jervis; his mother, Carmella Andriack Talmadge of Port Jervis; and several aunts and uncles. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be private. Arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home Inc., 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771.

posted by DMA  # 4:42 PM
 

ELIZABETH "BETTY-MOM" MARTIN Port Jervis, N.Y.

ELIZABETH "BETTY-MOM" MARTIN Port Jervis, N.Y. Elizabeth "Betty-Mom" Martin of Port Jervis who retired after 22 years with the Port Jervis School System, and a lifelong resident of the area, passed away on Thursday, February 19, 2004 at St. Joseph's Place, Port Jervis. She was 75. The daughter of the late Martin Slavin and Ruth Hendrickson Slavin, she was born in Port Jervis on April 23, 1928. She was a member of the Drew United Methodist Church, Port Jervis, NY, and a former officer for the Port Jervis Little League. A family statement read "her life revolved around the love of her children and grandchildren and her extended family, and the students of the Port Jervis High School." Survivors include one son, Richard Martin and his wife Cecilia of Port Jervis; two daughters, Patricia Haas and her husband Gary of Port Jervis and Linda Lichwick and her husband Edward of Port Jervis; 7 grandchildren: Michael, Michele, Jody, Kelly, Ed, Debbie, and Kimberly; and one great-grandson, Christopher. Friends may call on Monday, February 23 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main Street, Port Jervis. The funeral will be Tuesday, February 24 at 10:30 am at the Drew United Methodist Church, Port Jervis with Rev. Robert Cassidy officiating. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, NY. Contributions may be made to the Drew United Methodist Church, Sussex Street, Port Jervis, NY. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 East Main Street, Port Jervis, NY 12771.

posted by DMA  # 4:38 PM
 

REV. DANIEL J. KANTENWEIN Sparrowbush, N.Y.

REV. DANIEL J. KANTENWEIN Sparrowbush, N.Y. Rev. Daniel J. Kantenwein, a lifelong resident of the area, passed away on Thursday, February 19, 2004 at his home. He was 82. The son of the late John and Anna Jensen Kantenwein, he was born in Sussex, NJ on September 9, 1921. He was married to the late Dorothy Rome Kantenwein on February 1, 1941. Along with serving as Minister of the Sparrowbush United Methodist Church for 15 years, Rev. Dan was the Chaplain for the Sparrowbush Engine Co. #1 Fire Department, Chaplain for the Monmouth Council Boy Scouts of America, Forestburg, NY, member of the Hardyston Lodge of Masons #98, F&AM; and a Veteran of WWII, US Army. Prior to Rev. Dan becoming a Methodist Minister, he was a self-employed dairy farmer operating his own dairy farm in Hainesville, NJ; he then became an engineer for the State of New Jersey as a road and bridge state inspector. The first church he served was The Mount Hermon United Methodist Church, Mt. Hermon, NJ. He then served at the Knowlton United Methodist Church, Knowlton, NJ, and then as Pastor at the Sparrowbush United Methodist Church. Survivors include one son, W. Daniel Kantenwein and his wife Sophia of Saylorsburg, PA; two daughters, Sara Gardner and her companion George Sherman of Wantage, NJ, Amy Garrett and her husband William of Sparrowbush, NY; one brother, Walter Kantenwein of Greensboro, SC; nine grandchildren Kimberley DeBoer, Laura Kantenwein, Michelle Gardner, Stanley Gardner, Jr.; Sadie Garrett, Emily and Daniel Garrett; David and Robert Kantenwein; three great-grandchildren: David, Steven and Zachary; his long time and family close friend, Winnie McCain; close friend and care giver, Valentina Kneva; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son Russell Kantenwein. Friends may call on Sunday, February 22 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main Street, Port Jervis. The Sparrowbush Fire Dept will conduct services Sunday evening at 7:30 p.m. in the funeral home. Funeral services will be private on Monday, February 23 at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main Street, Port Jervis with Rev. Robert Mayer officiating. Burial will be in North Hardyston Cemetery, Hamburg, NJ on Monday. Contributions may be made to The Sparrowbush Engine Co. #1, P.O. Box 530, Sparrowbush, NY 12780 or the Boy Scouts of America, Monmouth Council, P.O. Box 188, Oakhurst, NJ 07755. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc.

posted by DMA  # 4:20 PM
 

DOROTHY L. LOEKLE Port Jervis, N.Y.

DOROTHY L. LOEKLE Port Jervis, N.Y. Dorothy L. Loekle, owner and operator of the Beaverkill Angler, an Orvis sporting goods shop in Roscoe and resident of the area for many years, died Feb. 18, 2004 at home. She was the daughter of the late Harry and Minnie Trochelman, born Feb. 1, 1926 in Jersey City, N.J. She was the widow of Harold "Budge" Loekle. She was an active member of the Catskill Fly Fishing Museum and the BEAMOC Chapter of Trout Unlimited. Surviving are her son, Brad and his wife Mary Loekle of Sparrowbush; son, J. Kemp Loekle of Fleischmanns, N.Y.; and grandson, Bradford Loekle of Manhattan. Visitation will be private. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will also be private. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Inc., 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550. Arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis.

posted by DMA  # 4:17 PM
 

FLORENCE "TOPPY" PRISCO Port Jervis, N.Y.

FLORENCE "TOPPY" PRISCO Port Jervis, N.Y. Florence "Toppy" Prisco, a retired floor lady for Little Tots, Port Jervis and lifelong area resident, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2004 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis. She was 86. The daughter of the late Levi and Kathryn Willman Armstrong, she was born Jan. 13, 1918 in Port Jervis. She was the widow of Wendy Prisco. Survivors include her daughter, Joan Sausbuck of Port Jervis; six grandsons, George Sauschuck and his companion Patti Mantz, Jeffrey Sauschuck, Michael Sauschuck and his companion Marina Conklin, Randy Sauschuck and his wife Barbara, Skip Melnick and his wife Kelly and Todd Melnick; her son-in-law, Alexander Skippy Melnick of Port Jervis; two nephews, Gary Lopriore and Michael Lopriore; 15 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her daughter, Betty Ann Melnick; her grandson, Scott Sauschuck; granddaughter, Loria Ann Melnick and Melissa Sauschuck; sister, Betty Lopriore. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 19 at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. Funeral services will be held at 9:15 a.m. Friday, Feb. 20 at the funeral home. A Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at 10 a.m. at Most Sacred Heart R.C. Church, Port Jervis. The Rev. Antony Irudayam will officiate. The vigil wake service will be held Thursday evening at 8 p.m. at the funeral home with Father Antony officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Port Jervis. Arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home.

posted by DMA  # 4:15 PM
 

RUTH A. KALIN Port Jervis, N.Y.

RUTH A. KALIN Port Jervis, N.Y. Ruth A. Kalin, a homemaker, and a lifelong area resident, died Sunday, February 15, 2004 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis. She was 54. The daughter of the late Robert Dwyer and Bertha May Frailey Dwyer, she was born October 15, 1949 in Williamsport, Pa. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary, Tri-State Navel Ship #7241, Port Jervis, past president of Ladies Auxiliary Excelsior Engine Co. #5, Port Jervis, Fire Department. Survivors include her husband, Vernon L. Kalin Jr., at home; one daughter, Ann Conklin and her husband, William, of Port Jervis, three sons, TJ Kalin and his fiance Gail Brink of Huguenot, Bruce A. Kalin of Port Jervis, and Vernon Kalin III of Amityville, Long Island; one sister, Margaret Fuller and her husband, Frank, of Port Jervis; four grandchildren, William Conklin, Brian and Travis Conklin, and Aubrey Kalin; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be private. Private services will be held Tuesday, February 17 at The Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. The Rev. Robert E. Foster will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush. Contributions may be made to The Milford Dialysis Ctr. 10 Bruist Rd., Suite 501, Milford, Pa. 18337. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home Inc., 154 East Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771.

posted by DMA  # 4:11 PM
 

HAZEL PATTERSON Port Jervis, N.Y.

HAZEL PATTERSON Port Jervis, N.Y. Hazel Patterson of Port Jervis, a retired Sewing Machine operator for Little Tots, Port Jervis and a life-long resident of the area, died Tuesday, February 10, 2004 at the Orange County Home and Health Care Facility, Goshen. She was 94. She was the daughter of the late William and MaryJane Smith Morgan, born February 8, 1910 in Campbell Hall. She married the late Darius N. Patterson. Mrs. Patterson was a member of the Drew United Methodist Church, Port Jervis, NY. Survivors include: one son, George D Patterson of Wallkill; two daughters: Helen Brundage of Port Jervis and Grace Clawson of Las Angeles, CA; 9 grandchildren, several great grandchildren and great great-grandchildren. She is also survived be several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her daughter, Margaret Dietz. Private services will be held Friday at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush. Contributions may be made to the Drew United Methodist Church or the American Diabetes Foundation, NYS Processing Ctr., P.O. Box 31160, Hartford, Ct. 06150-1160. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 E. Main St. Port Jervis.

posted by DMA  # 4:07 PM
 

EMILIA KOSENKOV Glen Spey, N.Y.

EMILIA KOSENKOV Glen Spey, N.Y. Emilia Kosenkov, a retired housekeeper for Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis, and a longtime area resident, died Tuesday, February 10, 2004 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis. She was 86. The daughter of the late Josef and Maria Michalska Herbko, she was born in Rega, Latvia, of February 16, 1917. She was the widow of Mitrofan Kosenkov, who passed away June 27, 2002. Survivors include one son, Valentino Kosenkov of Shohola, Pa.; three grandchildren, Mikhail, Kristine and Marya Kosenkov; and several cousins in Latvia. Friends may call on Wednesday, February 11 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. The Vigil Wake service will be held Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. with Father Thomas Petro officiating. Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 12 at 9 a.m. at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church, Shohola, Pa. The Rev. Thomas Petro will officiate. Burial will be in Glen Spey Cemetery, Glen Spey. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., Port Jervis.

posted by DMA  # 4:04 PM
 

DORIS M. TURNER Glen Spey, N.Y.

DORIS M. TURNER Glen Spey, N.Y. Doris M. Turner a retired Clerk for Great American Food Store in Port Jervis, NY and a lifelong resident of the area, died Friday, February 6, 2004 at Bon Secours Comm. Hosp. in Port Jervis. She was 74. She was the daughter of the late LeRoy and Florence Lester Turner, born July 28, 1929 in Port Jervis. She was a member of the Drew United Methodist Church in Port Jervis and a member of A.A.R.P., as well as a member of The Daughters of America. Survivors include: one brother, Richard Turner and his wife Mildred of Port Jervis; five nieces: Charlotte Carr of Bloomingburg, NY, Alice Horton of Middletown, Janey Beck of York, PA, Carolyn Owen of Port Jervis and Susan Christiano of Owego, NY; five nephews: Steven Turner of Port Jervis, Wilson Turner of Ocala, FL, Edwin Anderson and his wife Norma of Glen Spey, Ronald Turner of Allentown, PA and David Turner of Ft. Wayne, IN and Edwin Anderson and his wife Norma of Glen Spey. She was pre-deceased by three brothers and two sisters. Friends may call at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, on Sunday February, 8 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, February 9 at 10:30 am in the Funeral Home. The Rev. Emil Winkelspecht will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Bush Cemetery, Kerhonkson, NY. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home Inc., 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771.

posted by DMA  # 4:00 PM

Tuesday, June 15, 2004

 

RHODA A. CROOPIN Port Jervis, N.Y.

RHODA A. CROOPIN Port Jervis, N.Y. Rhoda A. Croopin, a retired School Bus Monitor, for the Port Jervis School System and a life-long resident of the area, died Thursday, February 5, 2004 at Bon Secours Community Hospital. She was 86. She was the daughter of the late Peter and Rhoda Linley Schwaner, born January 17, 1918 in Port Jervis. She married Charles G. Croopin, Jr., who survives at home. Mrs. Croopin was a member and Sunday School Teacher for 60 years of the Grace Episcopal Church in Port Jervis, a member of the Port Jervis Vol. Ambulance Corp and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion Post 685, Port Jervis, NY. Survivors include: her husband at home, Charles G. Croopin Jr.; two daughters: Barbara Britt and her husband William of Smithtown, Long Island and Caroline Croopin of Wappingers Falls, NY; two grandsons, Colby and Adam Britt; one granddaughter, Jessica Weissman and her husband Jeff and two great grandsons: Jacob and Joshua Weissman, also several nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by her brother, Peter Schwaner. Friends may call Friday, February 6 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St. Port Jervis. Prayers will be offered on Saturday, February 7, at 11:15 am followed by a Mass of the Resurrection at 12 Noon in the Grace Episcopal Church, Port Jervis with officiating clergy Mother Jean Hendricks. A prayer service will be offered Friday evening at 8 pm at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in Laurel Grove Cemetery, Port Jervis. Contributions may be made to a charity of the Donor's choice. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home Inc., 154 E Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771.

posted by DMA  # 5:46 PM
 

HOWARD E. JONES Montague, N.J.

HOWARD E. JONES Montague, N.J. Howard E. Jones, a retired employee of J.L. Judd Ice House, Montague, NJ and Spagenberg-Wilbert Burial Vault Co., Port Jervis, died Monday January 26, 2004 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis. He was 91. He was the son of the late John B. and Elizabeth Mapes Jones, born September 19, 1912 in Montague, NJ. Howard married the late Anna Spencer Jones. He was a WWII US Army Veteran, with the 88th Infantry Division, Blue Devils, Lancaster, Pa. Howard is survived by one daughter, Mildred McConnell and her husband Edward at home. Also by several Nieces and Nephews. He was pre-deceased by five brothers and one sister. Friends may call at the Funeral Home Thursday, January 29, from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. Funeral services will be held Thursday January 29, 2004 at 3pm in the Funeral Home with Rev. Emil Winkelspecht officiating. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, NY. Contributions may be made to the Blue Ridge Fire Dept., Branchville, NJ 07826. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 E. Main St. Port Jervis, NY 12771

posted by DMA  # 5:36 PM
 

ARNOLD L. TIDD, PORT JERVIS, N.Y.

Arnold L. Tidd, a Retired Quality Controller for Carnegie Industries, Unionville, NY and lifelong resident of the area, died Sunday, January 25 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis. He was 65. He was the son of the Late Wiltona and Elizabeth Hulse Tidd, born January 22, 1939 in Port Jervis. He married Janet Fenton Tidd, who survives. Arnold was a member of the Calvary Bible Church, Port Jervis and a member of the Port Jervis Lodge of Elks #645 B.P.O.E. Survivors include his wife at home, Janet Fenton Tidd; one daughter: Deborah Runnalls and her husband David of Matamoras, PA; four brothers: Chester Tidd of Port Jervis, Ralph Tidd of Sparrowbush, NY, Harry Tidd and his wife Andrea of Port Jervis and William Tidd and his wife Candace of Port Jervis; six sisters: Susie Hughson, Shirley Martin, Eleanor Myers and her husband Michael, Arlene Gullick, Linda Edwards, Rhonda Stevenson and her husband Michael, all of Port Jervis; two grandsons: Brad and Christopher Foster. Several Aunts, Uncle, Cousins, Nieces and Nephews. Funeral Services will be Tuesday, January 27 at 11 AM in the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St. Port Jervis, NY. The Rev. Ronald Clark officiating. Port Jervis Lodge of Elks will conduct services at 10:30 AM at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, NY. Contributions may be made to Calvary Bible Church, P.O. Box 22 41 Route 200, Port Jervis, NY 12771. Funeral arrangements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 E. Main St. Port Jervis, NY 12771.

posted by DMA  # 5:34 PM
 

HELEN F. LEMON, MATAMORAS, PA.

HELEN F. LEMON
MATAMORAS, Pa. - Helen F, Lemon, a retired equipment clerk for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and a lifelong resident of the area, died Jan. 18, 2004, at the Julia Ribaudo Senior Care, Lake Ariel, Pa. She was 89.
She was born Nov. 29, 1914, in Newburgh, N.Y., the daughter of Elmer L. and Grace M. Wells Mapes.
She was the widow of Francis J. "Abby" Lemon Sr.
She attended the Matamoras United Methodist Church and was a former member of the Pocono Chapter Order of the Eastern Star.
In earlier years, she was very active as a member and past president of the Easter Lily Lodge of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, as her husband was an engineer on the Erie Railroad.
Her family said, "In June 1998, Helen's new home became Julia Ribaudo Senior Care, where she was lovingly cared for by many wonderful people whom her family and she came to know and love in those later years. Helen had many friends there and was very active in the many programs at Julia Ribaudo. She was known by all and they truly became her extended family. She had one very special friend, Edith Corey, who will truly miss her."
Survivors include her son, Francis "Butch" Lemon Jr., and his wife, Kay, of Matamoras; her daughters Jean Munoz and her husband, Joseph, of Matamoras, and Peggy Grennille and her husband, Bill, of Montague, N.J.; her grandchildren, Craig and Karen Lemon, Jimmy Emery and Elizabeth, Michael, Christopher and Megan Grennille.
She was predeceased by her daughter, Patricia Emery, and her son, Ralph R. Clark Jr.
Funeral services were Jan. 21 at Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, N.Y., with the Rev. Nancy Vonderhorst officiating.
Burial was in Pine Grove Cemetery, Matamoras.
Memorial contributions may be made to Julia Ribaudo Senior Care, c/o Activities Department, P.O. Box 97, Lake Ariel, PA 18436.
Funeral Arrangements were made by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc.


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