Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
ERNEST AND SAMMIE KAMPHEFNER
Graveside services for Ernest and Sammie Kamphefner will be held Saturday July 2, at 12 noon at Rural Valley Cemetery, Cuddebackville, NY. Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., Port Jervis.
Saturday, June 25, 2011
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ARTHUR W. SMITH, PORT ST. LUCIE, FLORIDA, AND PORT JERVIS, NEW YORK
Arthur W. Smith age 91 of Port St. Lucie, Florida and life-long resident of Port Jervis, NY passed away on June 9, 2011 at Port St. Lucie, Florida. He was born on September 18, 1919 in Jersey City, New Jersey, the son of the late Arthur and Emma Walter Smith. He was a veteran of the US Army and proudly served our country during WW II with the 150th Combat Engineers. He was a life member of the Port Jervis Lodge of Elks # 645 B.P.O. E. and a Life Member of Roosa-Fleming V.F.W. Post #161, Port Jervis. Art had started his Plumbing and Heating contracting business in 1955 and then added a Kitchen and Bath remodeling business in 1968. His son, Tom joined him in business in 1974. In the early 80's they purchased Reliable Plumbing & Heating, a plumbing wholesale and contracting business in Middletown, NY. Art retired in the early 90's after selling the Middletown business. He was proud that his son Tom, continued the Port Jervis Plumbing & Heating business, now in it's 56th year. His daughter-in-law Debbie, manages the Kitchen & Bath Remodeling business.
Art Married Beatrice Merkenschlager Smith, who survives at home. He is also survived by his daughter, Emily C. Zumpano and her husband Francis, of South Windsor, Ct., his son, Thomas A. Smith and his wife Debora Valentine of Montague, NJ, his sister Virginia Vaglia of Haymarket VA, 4 grandchildren, Adrien Raffia, Amy Short, Gretchen Brown & Erica Billups, 8 great grandchildren, Lauren and Kristen Raffia, Conor and Kaley Short, Ellie and Caleb Brown, Paige and Deacon Billups and several nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by his sister Alice Post and his brother Donald M. Smith. Private graveside services and interment will be held at Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, NY with Rev. Ann Rost officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to a Charity of Donor's Choice. Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. for information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit knight-auchmoody.com
ANNELIESE "LISA" LEPOM, PORT JERVIS, NEW YORK
July 19, 1915 - June 20, 2011
Anneliese "Lisa" Lepom was born July 19, 1915 in Krefeld, Germany. Later she and her family immigrated to Canada and then to America, settling in Port Jervis, NY.
She is predeceased by her loving husband, Eugen Lepom. She is survived by three daughters: Monique Bade and husband, Bruce, Heide DeVore and husband, Richard and Brigitte Hessberger and husband, Ralph; six grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.
Anneliese was an accomplished pianist and artist. Many of her award winning paintings are still displayed throughout Germany and also in the homes of her family.
The family will gather on Wednesday, June 22 at The Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 East Main St., Port Jervis, NY. A private prayer service will be held with Pastor Ann Rost officiating. There will be no visitation. Burial will be at Milford Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph's Nursing Home at 160 East Main St., Port Jervis, NY.
Arranagements by Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home; for information, directions, or to send a condolence note to the family, please visit knight-auchmoody.com.
DANA PADGETT, JR., PORT JERVIS, NEW YORK
Dana Padgett, Jr.age 88 of Port Jervis, passed away Sunday June 19, 2011 at his home. He was born on January 9, 1923 in Andover, New Jersey, the son of the late Dana and Alice Brink Padgett. Dana retired from the Flo-Jean Restaurant in Port Jervis, where he worked for many years, along with his family. He was a member of the The Wickham Methodist Church, Port Jervis, and a former member of the Mahogomock Hook & Ladder Co. #1, Port Jervis Fire Dept. He married Annabelle Boyd Padgett, who survives at home. He is also survived by his 3 sons, Robert Padgett and his wife JoAnn of Port Jervis, Charles Padgett and his companion Carol Somarelli of Port Jervis, , Stanley Padgett and his wife Joyce of Montague, NJ, his sister, Martha Moore of Port Jervis, his brother, Jim Padgett of Wurtsboro, NY, his sister-in-law Grace Padgett of Sparrowbush, His daughter-in-law Faylene Padgett of Cuddebackville, 8 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren, his adopted son- Bill Aschoff of Port Jervis, and several nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by his son, Kenneth "Sparky" Padgett.
Friends may call Wednesday June 22, from 2-4 at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. Funeral services will be held Thursday June 23 at 11 am at the Wickham Methodist Church, 32 Bruce St., Port Jervis, NY. Rev. Robin Martineau will officiate. Interment will take place at the Hainesville Cemetery, Hainesville, New Jersey. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wickham Methodist Church, P.O. Box 104, Port Jervis, NY. Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. for information,directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit knight-auchmoody.com
GENE H. KALIN, OF THE VILLAGES, FLORIDA, FORMERLY O MATAMORAS AND MILFORD, PENNSYLVANIA
Gene H. Kalin age 68 of the Villages, Florida and formerly of Matamoras, and Milford, Pennsylvania, passed away on Tuesday May 31, 2011 at his home. He was born on July 31, 1942 in Port Jervis, NY the son of the late Harold and Thelma Clark Kalin. He moved to The Villages, Florida from Dallas, Texas in 2003. Gene was a retired Packaging Manager for Mary Kay Cosmetics. He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Matamoras, Penna. He played Division II Softball in the Villages and was an avid Dallas Cowboy Fan. He enjoyed golf and traveling to Pennsylvania to spend time with his family. He is survived by his wife Faith Neuber Kalin at home, 2 sons, Darryl Kalin and his companion Luz Otero of Hawley, Penna., and Todd Kalin of Milford, Penna., his sister Jill Vicchiariello and her husband Tom of Port Jervis, His brother Hal Kalin and his wife Sue of Matamoras, Penna., his nephews, Jason and Matt Vicchiariello and his niece Paige Fean. He was pre-deceased by his son Chip Kalin on January 12, 2011. Memorial services will be held on Monday June 13, 2011 at 2 pm at the United Methodist Church of Matamoras, 211 Ave H, Matamoras, Penna. Rev. Lora Villinger will officiate. Private interment will take place at Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to The Villagers for Hospice, 601 Casa Bella, The Villages, Fl 32162. Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. for information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit knight-auchmoody.com
KENNETH A. ADAMS, SPARROWBUSH, NEW YORK
Kenneth A. Adams age 59 of Sparrowbush, NY passed away Saturday June 4, 2011 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern, NY. He was born on March 7, 1952 in Port Jervis, NY, the son of Ward and Elsie Brown Adams. Ken was a Licensed Electrician for the City of Port Jervis and a member of the C.S.E.A.. He is survived by his daughter, Sue Ellen Latini and her husband John of Dingmans Ferry, Pa.. His parents Ward and Elsie Adams of Matamoras, Pennsylvania, his brother Sam Adams of Matamoras, 5 grandchildren, John, Branden Brianna, Kristina, and Jayden. His sister-in-law Debbie Adams, his niece Chelsea Adams his nephew, Woody Adams, and his great niece Avery Gale Adams. He was pre-deceased by his brother Gale "Woody" Adams.
Friends may call Tuesday June 7 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. Private graveside services will take place at Pine Grove Cemetery, Matamoras, Penna. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of Donor's Choice. Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. for information,directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit knight-auchmoody.com
ALAN G. SPEAKER, GLEN SPEY, NEW YORK
Alan G. Speaker age 82 of Glen Spey, NY passed away Tuesday May 24, 2011 at his home. He was born on August 4, 1928 in the Bronx, NY, the son of the late Albert and Anna Fitzgerald Speaker. Alan was a Retired Courier for Wells Fargo Armored Car Service in New York City, NY. He was a member and Past Chief of the Lumberland Fire Dept., Glen Spey and a member of the Port Jervis Lodge of Elks #645 B.P.O.E., Port Jervis. Alan married Betty Holthusen Speaker who survives. He is also survived by his 2 sons, Robert Speaker of Barryville, NY and Richard Speaker and his wife Melissa of Port Jervis, 3 grandchildren, Patrick and Jennifer Speaker and Jason Ward and several nieces and nephews. Private services and interment will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations may be made to the Lumberland Fire Dept., P.O. Box 91, Glen Spey, NY 12737. Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. for information,directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit knight-auchmoody.com