Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
WINIFRED P. COYNE, MILFORD, PENNSYLVANIA
Winifred P. Coyne (known to her friends and loved ones as Una),age 80 of Milford, PA passed away Monday, August 14, 2017 at her home with her family by her side. Una’s strength, faith and determination to live through three decades of cancer has served as inspiration to friends and family alike,
was born on June 29, 1937 in Tipperary County, Ireland the daughter of Patrick and Mary Ryan. Winifred retired as a registered nurse at Camp LaGuardia, Chester, NY. She was a faithful member of St. Patrick’s R.C. Church, Milford, PA. Winifred is survived by her husband Peter M. Coyne at home, her three sons, Michael Coyne of Maybrook, NY, Patrick Coyne and his wife Brenda of Mamaronek, NY, Peter Coyne and his wife Lori of Hawthorne, NY, five sisters; Maureen Corbett, Mary Clare
Ryan, Helena Boland, Nan Dawn and Elise Ryan all of Ireland, two brothers, Dennis and Nicholas Ryan both of Ireland, her seven beloved grandchildren; Claire, Emma, Dillon, Jackson, Mackenzie, Mia, Maeve, several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 6-8 PM Sunday, Aug. 20 at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. Prayers will be offered 10 AM Monday, Aug. 21 at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM at St. Patrick’s R.C. Church, Milford, PA. Rev. Alfred Vito will be the celebrant. Interment will follow at Milford Cemetery, Milford, PA. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Eastern Div., 121 Executive Dr., New Windsor, NY 12553. Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. MainSt., Port Jervis, NY. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit knight-auchmoody.com.
LLOYD R. RHOADES, MATAMORAS, PENNSYLVANIA
Lloyd R. Rhoades, age 75 of Matamoras, PA and formerly a life long resident of Port Jervis, NY passed away August 15, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Place, Port Jervis, NY.
He was born on February 3, 1942 in Port Jervis, the son of Russell and Dora Worzel Rhoades. Lloyd retired as a maintenance supervisor of Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis.
Lloyd married Elizabeth Martin Rhoades, who survives at home. He is also survived by his daughter, JoAnn VanHorn and her husband, Carl of Sparrowbush; his sons, Jeffrey Rhoades and his wife, Heather of Port Jervis, Christopher Morock of El Paso, TX, Stephen Rhoades and his wife, Lori of Schenectady, NY; his brother, Robert Rhoades and his wife, Mildred of End North, CA; his beloved grandchildren: Heather, Carl, Gregory, Jillian, Jerilyn, Joseph, Brian, Drew and Tessa; three great-grandchildren: Hailey, Nick and Harry; also several nieces and nephews. He was formerly married to Barbara Newman of Port Jervis.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Port Jervis. He was also a 59 year member and Past Treasurer of the Neversink Engine Co. #1, Port Jervis Fire Dept., a member and Past President of the Port Jervis Kiwanis Club, and a member of the Port Jervis Tourism Board.
In his earlier years, he worked for Doctor’s Sunnyside Hospital, Port Jervis, he was employed by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home and worked as a monitor for the Port Jervis School District.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Saturday, August 19, at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. Firematic services will be held Saturday evening at 7:15 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services will follow at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Amy Garrett officiating. Interment will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Port Jervis.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Neversink Engine Co. #1, Port Jervis F.D., 27 Orange St., Port Jervis, NY 12771.
Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY; for information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit knight-auchmoody.com
JAMES E. SWEITZER, OTISVILLE, NEW YORK
James E. Sweitzer age 81 0f Otisville, NY passed away Saturday, August 12, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Jim was born on June 17, 1936 in Hawley, PA the son of Fred W. And Mary Elizabeth Gregory Sweitzer. After graduating high school he proudly served our country from 1955-1957 with the US Navy. He retired after 38 years of dedicated service as a equipment operator for Orange & Rockland Utilities, Inc. at Port Jervis. He was a member of the American Legion Post #311, Hawley, PA and an active member of the Otisville Sportsman Club. Jim married Betty F. Hosking Sweitzer who survives at home. He is also survived by his daughter Tammy Mann and her companion Douglas Cherry of Mt. Hope, NY, his son Brian Sweitzer of Mt. Hope, his two sisters; Lorraine Hazen of PA and Ruth Rose of Maryland, his beloved grandchildren; Michelle and Jonelle Mann, Matthew and Katie Sweitzer, several nieces and nephews. Graveside services with military honors will be held 11 AM Friday, August 18, at the Mount Hope Plains Cemetery, Otisville, NY. Rev. Jeffrey Farley will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to the D.A.V. (Disabled American Veterans) P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, Ohio 45250-0301. Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St.., Port Jervis, NY. For information, or to send a condolence note to the family visit knight-auchmoody.com.
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
ROBEERT T. (BOB) McCANN, ELKTON, VIRGINIA, FORMERLY OF PORT JERVIS, NEW YORK
Robert T. (Bob) McCann, age 83, of Elkton, Virginia and formerly of Port Jervis, NY passed away on June 7, 2017 at the home of his brother and sister in law, William G and Nancy McCann, after a short illness. Bob was born October 21, 1933 to the late Thomas J. and Agnes Kohl McCann in Port Jervis, NY. Bob was a Trooper with the New York State Police from August, 1956-June 1982 before retiring and moving to Virginia. He was a US Navy (SeaBees) veteran and a member of the Holy Infant Catholic Church in Elkton, VA. He was a avid reader and a true lover of all things Irish. Bob was married to Ivy Louise Riggleman in 1980 and she predeceased him on May 28, 2017. He is survived by his daughters, Robyn Fulk and her husband Danny of Richmond, VA and Tara McCann-Banghart and her husband, Chris of Port Jervis, NY. He is also survived by his step children, Tara Ann Layman and William Corcoran. In addition, he is survived by his grandson, John Lake of Evant, Texas, great granddaughter, Savannah Rose of Port Jervis, NY and his brother William (Bill) McCann and wife Nancy of Broadway, VA . He is also survived by several nieces,nephews and cousins in Ireland, Australia, England and Wales.
He was predeceased by his sisters Helen Kline and MaryAnn Gosch and grandson, Donald Crane. The McCann family will receive friends 1-2 PM Friday, August 18, 2017 at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. Memorial services will be held Friday at 2 PM at the funeral home. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Port Jervis, NY. Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit knightauchmoody.com.
"Dul le Dia agus an chuid eile i`siochain anois"
ALBERT W. PHILLIPS, SR., CUDDEBACKVILLE, NEW YORK
Albert W. Phillips, Sr., age 80 of Cuddebackville, NY, passed away Sunday, August 6, 2017 at Middletown, NY. He was born on March 5, 1937 in Otisville, NY, the son of Thomas and Evelyn Conklin Phillips.
Albert proudly served our country with the U.S. Army from 1960-1962. He worked as an auto mechanic until his retirement.
Albert married Patricia DeGraw on December 19, 1964, celebrating 52 years of marriage.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia at home; his three sons, Albert W. Phillips, Jr. and his fiance, Cindy Taylor of Charlotte, NC, Forest A. Phillips and his wife, Lisa of Huguenot and James T. Phillips and his fiance, Chrissy Dolan of Cuddebackville; his daughter, Patricia LeFevre and her husband, Jason of Marlboro, NY; six grandchildren: Brandon, James, Ryan, Justin, Stephan and Jason; three sisters, Marlene, Darlene and Arbella; two brothers, Charles and Steve Phillips; several nieces and nephews.
Services will be private at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of donor’s choice.
Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit knight-auchmoody.com
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
HERBERT C. CRONK, MONTAGUE, NEW JERSEY
Herbert C. Cronk age 88 of Montague, NJ died August 1, 2017 at Belle Reve, Milford, PA. He was born on January 7, 1929 in Stevensville, PA the son of Burton and Olive Baer Cronk. Herbert proudly served our country from 1946-1949 with the US Army. He was a charter member of the VFW Post in Montague, NJ and a member of the Montague Fire Dept. He enjoyed bike riding, ice skating, dancing and spending time with his family. Herbert worked as a Greens Keeper at numerous golf courses from the State of Florida to New York and Canada. He also worked at C&D Battery in Huguenot, NY for many years. He married Ernestine Forker Cronk who pre-deceased him. Herbert is survived by his two sons Bradley Cronk and his wife Donith of Port Jervis, Larry Cronk and his wife Anita of Montague, NJ, and his daughter Tracy Hughson and her fiancé Mitchell Chasmar of Port Jervis. He is also survived by his seven grandchildren; Angela, Jesse, Amy, Ashley, Michael, Kathleen and David, four great grandchildren; Liam Michael, Gwendolyn, Karter and Kasey. His brother-in -law Gary Forker and his wife Jackie of Arizona, several nieces and nephews. Herbert was pre-deceased by his brother Samuel E. Cronk and two sisters Viola Staudt and Olive Bell-Taylor. Memorial services will be held 3 PM Friday, August 4 at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. Father Richard Bretone will officiate. Interment will take place at East Herrick Cemetery, Herrick Township, PA. Memorial contributions may be made to the Montague Fire department. Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. For information, directions, or to send condolence note to the family visit knight-auchmoody.com.
MARY A. PRISCO, PORT JERVIS, NEW YORK
Mary A. Prisco age 88 of Port Jervis, NY died Monday, July 31, 2017 at Milford Senior Care, Milford, PA. She was born in Port Jervis, NY on April 6, 1929 the daughter of Henry and Charlotte L. Kline Stone. Mary retired from Gillinder Brothers Glass Co. in Port Jervis. She married Carman”Chub” Prisco who pre-deceased her in 2005. Mary is survived by her sons Carman “Barney” Prisco, III and his wife Deanna of Otisville, NY and R. George Prisco of Matamoras, PA, her grandchildren; Lyndsay Foster husband Chris, Casey Prisco and his wife Emily, Carrie Morrison and her husband Darrell, Susan Kimbrough and her husband Paul, three great grandchildren; Layla, Cole and Clayton, several nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by her sister Margaret Swanerbury and her brother Henry Stone. Mary was a strong advocate for the Port Jervis Republican Committee. She enjoyed playing Bingo and spending time with her family. Her meatballs were OUTSTANDING!! Visitation will be held 3-5 PM Thursday, August 3rd at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of donor’s choice. Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit knight-auchmoody.com.