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Friday, August 26, 2005

 

Elizabeth "Betty" Hamilton, Port Jervis, New York

Elizabeth "Betty" Hamilton, a lifelong resident of the area, died Friday August 19, 2005 at her home. She was 84.

Daughter of the late Tracy Turner and Pauline Schimdt, she was born April 7, 1921 in Port Jervis, N.Y.

Mrs. Hamilton supported the First Baptist Church for many years.

She was the the widow of Richard W. Hamilton.

She is survived by one daughter, Nancy H. Olenick of Port Jervis; one grandson, Michael H. Olenick of Port Jervis; two sisters-in-law, Alice Hamilton of Port Jervis, and Marjorie Corrado of Port Jervis; one cousin, Lillian Bauer of Huguenot; her longtime neighbors and friends: Jim, Mary, Elyssa and Eileen Millspaugh of Port Jervis, N.Y.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by one brother, Tracey Turner, and one sister, Thelma Mothemont.

Friends may call on Monday August 22, 2005 from 10 to 11 AM in the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 East Main St., Port Jervis, N.Y.

Funeral services will follow at 11:00 AM in the funeral home with the Rev. Robert Mayer officiating.

Burial will be at the Pine Hill Cemetery in Sparrowbush, N.Y.

Contributions may be made to the Huguenot Fire Department, Huguenot, NY 12746, or the Port Jervis-Deerpark Humane Society, Route 209, Port Jervis, NY 12771.

Arrangements were made by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, please visit Knight-Auchmoody.com

posted by DMA  # 8:22 PM
 

Harry Belcher, Port Jervis, New York

Harry Belcher, a retired mechanic for the Town of Greenville Highway Dept., and lifelong area resident, died Thursday, August 18, 2005 at his home. He was 81.

The son of the late Harry and Ruth Belcher, he was born March 6, 1924 in Guy Mard, N.Y.

Survivors include his wife Beverly Belcher at home; five sons, Kenneth, Harry, Edwin, Richard and Donald; three daughters Janice Skelenger, Mary Martin and Irene Morgan; 16 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday, August 20 at Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis.

Funeral services will follow the viewing at the funeral home at 12 noon.

Burial will be in Manning Cemetery, town of Greenville.

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  # 8:19 PM
 

Doris Cruz, Sparrowbush, New York

Doris Cruz, a retired machine operator for Diamond Luggage in Brooklyn, died Sunday, August 14, 2005 at her home. She was 86.

The daughter of the late Lorenzo Cruz and Justena Nunez Cruz, she was born August 2, 1919 in Puerto Rico.

She is survived by two daughters, Iris Strickland and husband Robert of Manahawkin, N.J., Camille Kempsey of Spring Valley; one sister Theresa Irrizarry of Puerto Rico; grandchildren, Doris Elliott and husband Michael, Albert Hickey, Robert Hickey, Daniel Garden, Tracy and Lisa Colon, Jennifer and Eddie Kempsey; longtime friend, Patricia Rodriguez of Spring Valley; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Tuesday, August 16 at Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 12 noon at St. Mary's R.C. Church, Port Jervis. The Rev. Peter Susaimanickam will officiate.

Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery in Sparrowbush.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550.

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  # 8:12 PM
 

Ida "Mary" Shauger, Sparrowbush, New York

Ida "Mary" Shauger, age 77, late of Sparrowbush, a longtime area resident, died Wednesday, August 10, 2005 at Middletown Park Manor.

Mary was born the daughter of Daniel and Sarah Mae Shauger on July 17, 1928 in Ogdensburg, N.J.

A family statement reads, "Mom was a very loving, giving lady who always wanted to help others. She gave of herself to family and friends alike."

Mary is survived by eight children and their families, Diane Williams of Sparrowbush, grandson Tom Guerriere of Reno, Nev., great-grandson Tyler Guerriere and his mom Tammy Filardi of LaGrangeville. Carol Struble and husband Lyn of Middletown, grandson Scott Struble and wife Melissa, granddaughter Alexis Kirschner of Slate Hill, predeceased by granddaughter, Melissa Lyn Struble. Wanda Schumaci and husband Michael, grandchildren Blair and Michael all of Greenville. Terry Brunell and fiancé Tim Griffith of Sparrowbush. John Shauger of Sparrowbush, David Brunell and wife Diane, grandchildren David Brunell Jr., Ruben Parto, Vicki Irving, Jeffrey Kinney, great-granddaughter, Tatiana Parto all of Port Jervis. Joseph Brunell of Middletown, grandson David Halls of Patterson, N.J. Daniel Brunell his fiancée Kelly Shannon, granddaughter Sarah Ann all of Sparrowbush. One surviving brother Wesley Shauger and wife Mamie of Franklin, N.J. Predeceased by four sisters and three brothers. Several nieces and nephews surviving.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday August 13 at Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis.

Funeral services will be held Saturday evening at 7:30 p.m. in the funeral home. Melvin Millar will officiate.

Interment will take place at Ridgebury Cemetery, Ridgebury, N.Y.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550.

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  # 8:08 PM
 

Bernice H. "Bubs" Kolvenbach, Port Jervis, New York

Bernice H. "Bubs" Kolvenbach, a retired switchboard operator for Doctor's Sunnyside Hospital and St. Francis Hospital in Port Jervis, N.Y., and lifelong resident of the area, died Tuesday August 9, 2005 at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, N.Y. She was 81.

The daughter of the late William and Margaret Tear Bloomer, she was born February 8, 1924 in Port Jervis, N.Y.

She was the widow of Herman F. Kolvenbach.

Bernice was a faithful volunteer for the American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society. Her love of family and friends will never be forgotten. Anyone who knew Bernice would have enriched their life simply having her as a friend.

She is survived by three sons: Gary Kolvenbach of Accord, N.Y., T.A. Kolvenbach of Port Jervis, and Steven Kolvenbach of W. Yarmouth, Mass. and Manhattan, N.Y.; one sister, Norma Latini of Hawley, Pa.; grandchildren: Corey, Sean, Tyler, and Connor Kolvenbach, and Lance and Christopher Young; great-grandchildren: McKayla, Shayne, Aiden, and Regan Young, and Jason Zugibe; her sister-in-law, Emogene Bloomer of Matamoras, Pa.; her sister-in-law and brother-in-law, John and Dorothy Kolvenbach of Port Jervis; her brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Doug and Lucille Kolvenbach of the state of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her daughter, Joyce Young on July 28, 2005 and her brother, Russell Bloomer.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Interment will take place in Cape Cod, Mass.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, One St. Jude Place Building, PO Box 1000, Dept. 300, Memphis, TN 38148.

Arrangements were made by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, N.Y. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, please visit Knight-Auchmoody.com.

posted by DMA  # 8:06 PM
 

Carl M. Buchanan, Port Jervis, New York

Carl Montgomery Buchanan, a lifelong resident of the area and retired cable splicer for Verizon Telephone Co. in Port Jervis, N.Y., died Sunday July 24, 2005 at the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, N.Y. He was 74.

The son of the late Homer and Lillian E. Smith Buchanan, he was born April 5, 1931 in Matamoras, Pa.

Mr. Buchanan was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving during the Korean War. He was a member of the National Rifle Association; American Legion in Philadelphia, Pa.; member of the Buxton, Maine Rod & Gun Club; the International Brotherhood Electrical Workers Union; and a member of the Day Lilies Society.

A family statement reads: "Carl was an avid gardener, outdoorsman, hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed spending many years at his second home in Hollis, Maine."

He is survived by his wife, Loretta M. Koenig Buchanan, at home; one son, Carl Buchanan and his wife, Marie, of Milford, Pa.; one brother, James Buchanan of Matamoras, Pa.; one granddaughter, Tammy Allison and her husband, William; three great-grandchildren: Cody, Taylor and Olivia; and several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by Russell and Linda Koenig Otto, Robert and Beth Koenig Emerson of Sparrowbush, Lawrence and Jean Koenig of Destin, Fla., and George Rink of Sparrowbush.

He was predeceased by his brother, Homer L. Buchanan, Jr.

Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, N.Y. on Saturday, August 13, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. with the Reverend Nancy Vonderhorst officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Newton Memorial Hospital, Newton, NJ 07860.

Arrangements were made by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc. For information or to send a condolence note to the family, please visit www.Knight-Auchmoody.com.

posted by DMA  # 8:04 PM
 

Mildred H. Casterlin, Port Jervis, New York

Mildred H. Casterlin, a retired secretary for Ray Harding Insurance Company and F.D. Fowler Insurance of Port Jervis, and lifelong resident of the area, died Monday August 8, 2005 at the Milford Senior Care in Milford, Pa. She was 98.

Daughter of the late Clarence E. Holly and Ada Ferguson Holly, she was born November 25, 1906 in Port Jervis, N.Y.

The widow of Harry B. Casterlin, she was the oldest and longest member of the Drew United Methodist Church in Port Jervis, and was a member of the United Methodist Women.

She is survived by her son, Harry B. Casterlin and his wife, Jean P. Casterlin, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two grandchildren, Randy B. Casterlin and his wife, Nancy, and Kim Breault; two great-grandchildren, Matthew and Ainsley; and her niece, Betty Fleming of Port Jervis.

She was predeceased by her brother, Raymond O. Holly.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday August 11, 2005 at the Drew United Methodist Church in Port Jervis with the Rev. Robert Cassidy officiating.

Private interment will take place at Laurel Grove Cemetery in Port Jervis.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Drew United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, Box 1015, Sussex St., Port Jervis, NY 12771.

Funeral arrangements were made by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 East Main St., Port Jervis, N.Y. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, please visit Knight-Auchmoody.com.

posted by DMA  # 7:54 PM

Monday, August 08, 2005

 

A. David Summers, Port Jervis, New York

A. David Summers, an inspector for National Fields, Inc. in Spring Valley, N.Y., and longtime resident of the area, died Thursday August 4, 2005 at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, N.Y. He was 57.

Son of the late Arthur and Dolly Jesse Summers, he was born September 6, 1947 in Buchanon, W.Va.

He is survived by his loving companion of many years, Diana Silien, at home; his wife, Linda M. Ethridge Summers of Port Jervis; one son, Davon J. Etheridge and his fiancé, Georgiana, of Rock Hill; and brothers and sisters: Roy Summers, Ted Summers, John Summers, Helen Summers, Greg Blagg, Emma Cutright, Vicki Oldaker, Janet Lough, Jerry Summers and Andy Summers; his godson, David DiMarisco of Sparrowbush; and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents and his sister, Becci Flannery.

Friends may call at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 East Main St., Port Jervis, N.Y. on Sunday August 7, 2005 from 1-5 PM.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 8 at 10:30 AM in the funeral home. Burial will be held in Rural Valley Cemetery in Cuddebackville, N.Y.

Contributions in David's name may be made for Evan and Aaron, c/o Chola Shay, 400 Shay Lane, Matamoras, PA 18336.

Arrangements were made by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, please visit Knight-Auchmoody.com.

posted by DMA  # 7:47 PM
 

Bryan Michael Greenfield, Port Jervis, New York

Bryan Michael Greenfield, a security alarm installer for Discovery Security in Dingmans Ferry, Pa., and lifelong resident of the area, died Wednesday August 3, 2005 in the Town of Deerpark, N.Y. He was 29.

The son of Eleanor Amitrano Brady and the late Alan Greenfield, he was born August 23, 1975 in Middletown, N.Y.

Bryan is survived by his wife, Kelli Corcoran Greenfield, at home; his mother, Eleanor Amitrano Brady of Port Jervis; four sisters: Kim Greenfield of Port Jervis, Deborah Brown and her husband, Chris, of Pearland, Texas, Alissa Brady of Port Jervis, and Alison Greenfield of Middletown; two brothers, David Greenfield and his wife, Nicole, of Savannah, Ga., and Richard Brady of Port Jervis; his maternal grandparents, Dominick and Stella Amitrano; his mother and father-in-law, Dennis and Silvana Corcoran of Milford, Pa.; and John and Debbie Caputo of Milford, Pa.; three nieces: Alexis, Alana and Celina; and two nephews, Tyler and Christopher.

Bryan and Kelli are expecting their first child in November.

Friends may call at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 East Main St., Port Jervis, N.Y. on Friday August 5, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, August 6 at 10:00 AM at St. Mary's R.C. Church in Port Jervis, N.Y.

Family will receive friends concurrently at 10:00 AM on Saturday, August 6 in the funeral home.

The Rev. Dennis Dinan will officiate.

Interment will be private.

Funeral arrangements were made by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, please visit Knight-Auchmoody.com.

posted by DMA  # 7:42 PM
 

Vitaliano D. "Red" Sacco, Port Jervis, New York

Vitaliano D. "Red" Sacco, retired from the Erie Railroad in Port Jervis; Kolmar Labs, Inc.; and the City of Port Jervis Department of Public Works, and lifelong resident of the area, died Tuesday August 2, 2005 at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, N.Y. He was 89.

Son of the late John B. Sacco and Antoinette Thomasella Sacco, he was born March 26, 1916 in New York, N.Y.

He was the widower of of Katherine J. Trotta Sacco.

Mr. Sacco attended Most Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Port Jervis; was a member of Hawks Nest Hunting Club; member of Delaware Engine Co. #2; Port Jervis Fire Department; the Port Jervis Lodge of Elks #645 B.P.O.E.; the Port Jervis Lodge of Masons #328 F & AM; the Royal Arch Masons; and was one of the original founders of Jaycees in Port Jervis. He was also a member of the Delaware Commandry #44; Knights Templar; a member of the Kalurah Temple AANOMS; and member of Board of Salvation Army in Port Jervis.

Survivors include one daughter, Antoinette Sacco-Lewis and her husband, Robert, of Port Jervis; one son, Gerald Sacco and his wife, Mary, of Port Jervis; six grandchildren: Cindy Russell, Daniel Clune, Kim Fitz, Kerry Sacco-Conklin, Gerald Sacco Jr., and Steven Sacco; 13 great-grandchildren: Lesley, Lauren, Andrew, Ryan, Kaitlyn, Daniel, Jonathan, Lindsey, Justin, Devyn, Jett, Eddie and Emily; one great-great-granddaughter, Aislynn; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his granddaughter, Stacie Sacco; one sister and two brothers.

Friends may call on Thursday August 4, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 East Main St., Port Jervis, N.Y.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 5 at 10:15 AM in the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM at Most Sacred Heart R.C. Church, Port Jervis, N.Y. with the Rev. Antony Iqnaci officiating.

Masonic services will be held Thursday evening at 7:30 PM and the Vigil Wake service will be held at 8:00 PM.

Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, N.Y.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Children's Hospital.

Arrangements were made by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, please visit Knight-Auchmoody.com.

posted by DMA  # 7:31 PM

Wednesday, August 03, 2005

 

Daniel E. Morris, Port Jervis, New York

Daniel E. Morris, a retired machinist for Kolmar Labs, Inc. in Port Jervis, N.Y., and lifelong resident of the area, died Monday August 1, 2005 at his home. He was 63.

Son of the late Joseph Morris and Helen Poletyski Morris, he was born April 22, 1942 in Port Jervis, N.Y.

A veteran of the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, he was a member of Roosa-Fleming V.F.W. Post #161 in Port Jervis, N.Y.

He is survived by his wife, Beth Kurtz Morris, at home; one daughter, Jamie Morris of Hancock, N.Y.; and four grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his brother, James Morris.

Friends may call at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 East Main St., Port Jervis, N.Y. from 10:00 to 11:00 AM on Wednesday August 3, 2005.

Funeral services will follow at 11:00 AM in the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Port Jervis, N.Y.

Memorial contributions in Daniel's name may be made to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc., 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550.

Arrangements were made by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, please visit Knight-Auchmoody.com.

posted by DMA  # 10:02 AM
 

Eugene L. Barry Jr., Sparrowbush, New York

Eugene L. Barry Jr., a lifelong resident of the area, and retired cook for Mid-Hudson Psychiatric Center in Middletown, N.Y., died Sunday July 31, 2005 at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, N.Y. He was 58.

Son of the late Eugene L. Barry Sr. and Ethel M. Witheral Barry, he was born June 19, 1947 in Cornwall, N.Y.

Mr. Barry was a life member of the Mechanicstown Fire Department and member of the Middletown Fire Department. He attended the Middletown Congregational Church in Middletown, N.Y., and was a member of the American Legion in Middletown. Mr. Barry was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Vietnam War. He was also a flagman for the Orange County Speedway in Middletown.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Smith Barry, at home; two step-daughters, Virginia Williamson of Port Jervis and Brenda Rolf of Wassaic, N.Y.; two step-sons, John Williamson of Pine Plains, N.Y., and Robert Williamson of New Jersey; one brother, Kevin Barry and his wife, Diane, of Middletown; and two nieces, Allyson and Morgan.

He was predeceased by three brothers: Robert, Edward and Harold Barry.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday August 3, 2005 at 1:30 PM in the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 East Main St., Port Jervis, N.Y. with the Rev. Jordan Wong officiating.

Burial will be in Wallkill Cemetery, Phillipsburg, N.Y.

Funeral arrangements were made by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, please visit Knight-Auchmoody.com.

posted by DMA  # 9:54 AM
 

Joyce A. Young, Port Jervis, New York

Joyce A. Young, a retired executive secretary for Blue Cross/Blue Shield in Middletown, N.Y., and longtime resident of the area, died Thursday July 28, 2005 at home. She was 60.

The daughter of Bernice Bloomer Kolvenbach and the late Herman Kolvenbach, she was born February 16, 1945 in Port Jervis, N.Y.

Joyce was also an executive secretary for Truly Nolan, a nation-wide exterminator company located in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

A family statement reads: "She will be greatly missed by all."

She was the widow of Henry Young.

She is survived by her mother, Bernice "Bubs" Kolvenbach of Port Jervis; two sons, Christopher Young and his fiancée, Deitra Eherts, of Glen Spey, and Lance Young and his wife, Kim, of Dillsburg, Pa.; three brothers: Gary Kolvenbach of Accord, N.Y., T.A. Kolvenbach of Port Jervis, and Steven Kolvenbach of Manhattan, N.Y. and Yarmouth, Mass.; five grandchildren: McKayla Young, Shayne Young, and Jason Zugibe of Glen Spey, and Aiden Young and Regan Young of Dillsburg, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.

There will be no visitation.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, 6350 North Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309-2130.

Arrangements were made by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, N.Y. For information or to send a condolence note to the family, please visit Knight-Auchmoody.com.

posted by DMA  # 9:50 AM
 

Dr. Elizabeth Hofstee Van Heyst, Morinville, Canada, formerly of Port Jervis, New York

Dr. Elizabeth Hofstee Van Heyst

Formerly of Port Jervis, N.Y. Dr. Elizabeth Hofstee Van Heyst, a dentist at the Geriatric Clinic in Morinville, Canada and longtime area resident, died July 21, 2005 in Brandon, Manitoba. She was 42. The daughter of the late Thedore Hofstee and Ann Greidanus Hofstee, who survives, Elizabeth Van Heyst was born on November 10, 1962 in Port Jervis, N.Y., the youngest of eight. Raised on a dairy farm where the family processed and sold the milk they produced along with other products in a small store just outside of town. Working and helping out was a big part of life growing up on the farm. School was close by-she attended Port Jervis Public Schools. Elizabeth was always a good student, graduating as valedictorian of the class of 1980. During a summer vacation she worked at her aunt and uncle's bee farm in Edmonton, AB. Church was a distance away, attending Sussex CRC in NJ but she always was involved with the activities and in good fellowship. Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI is where Elizabeth attended college from 1980-1984. Elizabeth was accepted at Stony Brook on Long Island, NY to do her dental schooling. She did her first year of residency at the University of Saskatchewan at Saskatoon and then moved to Edmonton, AB to accept a position there. It took some doing to get her license to practice in Canada but she did and practiced until 2003 for health reasons. Elizabeth helped start Geriatric Dental Clinic at Edmonton General while she was a part-time associate with Dr. Tomita in Morinville until Geriatric Clinic became full time. She practiced part time at Westman Dental Clinic in Brandon from 1994 to 2003 while raising her boys. Elizabeth met Ted in 1990 in Edmonton at a young adults meeting and they were married on June 29, 1991. They were blessed with two sons, their firstborn Jonathan on December 27, 1993. In the spring of 1994 they made a move Brandon, MB where Ted grew up. Daniel was born there on June 1, 1997. Elizabeth devoted many hours volunteering with Christian Heritage School and an active member of Brandon, CRC. At the age of 42, Elizabeth left us on earth but her Love and Joy in the Lord is what her purpose in life was. Elizabeth wants all of us to sharte the Love and Joy-Rejoice in the Lord always again I say Rejoice! Survivors include her husband Ted Van Heyst at home; her two sons, Jonathan and Daniel at home; mother Ann Hofstee of Jenison, Mich.; brother Edward Hofstee and wife Carol of Port Jervis; five sisters, Margaret Vandenberg and husband Peter of Elks Rapids, Mich., Hermina Van Eldren and husband Michael of Shelbyville, Mich., Cora Kuiper and husband Daniel of Grand Rapids, Mich., Kathy Hanse and husband Brian of Pompton Plains, N.J., Frances Miedema and husband Folkert of Alberta, Canada; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers, Edward and Jay Hofstee. Services were held at the Knox United Church in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. The Rev. Dr. Evert Busink officiated. Burial in Rosewood Memorial Gardens, Manitoba, Canada. Contributions may be made to The Brandon Christian Heritage School, 2025 26th St., Brandon, MB Canada R7B 3Y2. 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  # 9:47 AM
 

Donald E. Addy, Port Jervis, New York

Donald E. Addy, the retired owner of TSE Lectric, Plumbing, and Heating, Inc., Port Jervis and a life-long area resident, died Thursday, July 28, 2005 at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis. He was 86. Donald was born on June 1, 1919 in Wallingford, Conn. to the late Edward T. Addy and Edna Vetue Addy. A veteran, he served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. He was a member of the Port Jervis Lodge of Masons #328 F&AM, a past High Priest, Neversink Chapter Royal Arch Masons, a 32nd Degree Mason, State of Florida Chapter, a member of Araba Temple A.A.O.N.M.S., Fort Meyers, Fla., and a past Patron of N. Taft Chapter #46, O.E.S., Port Jervis. Survivors include two sons, Larry Addy and his wife Joan of Port Jervis, and Douglas D. Addy and his wife Loretta of Milford, Pa.; four grandchildren, Wayne Addy and his wife Christine, Tonya Addy and her husband Sean, Jennifer Lane, and Douglas D. Addy; six great-grandchildren, Tyler and Kendra Addy, Elijah and Aidan Addy, Jasmine E. Lane, Dylan M. Lane; step-grandchildren Venus Marut and Robert Buchko; step-great-grandchildren Destiny Marut, Dominique Marut, Amanda Buchko, Nigal Buchko, and Christopher Buchko and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son Donald R. Addy; wife, Bessie "Betty" Gill Addy, who passed away May 15, 2005, his grandson, Sean Addy, and his brother, Kenneth Addy. Friends may call at Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 East Main Street, Port Jervis, on Friday July 29, 2005 from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, July 30, 2005 from 10-11 a.m. Funeral Service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, July 30, 2005. at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Steven Huston officiating. Masonic Services will be held Friday evening at 8 p.m. Burial will be in Laurel Grove Cemetery, Port Jervis.
Arrangements were made by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc.. For information,
directions or to send a condolence note to the family, please visit knight-auchmoody.
com.

posted by DMA  # 9:43 AM

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