Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
MABLE MACKEY FOX, GLEN SPEY, NEW YORK
Mable Mackey Fox age 104 years passed away Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Milford, PA. She was born in Glen Spey, NY on September 12, 1913 the daughter of Russell and Edith Swanerbury Mackechnie. In her earlier years Mabel and her late husband Joseph Mackey owned and operated the Hollywood Grill in Port Jervis. They decided to build a new Bar and Restaurant which was named Time Out in Sparrowbush which they continued to operate for many years. Mable retired as a house mother from the Otisville State Training Correctional Facility. Mable enjoyed spending her winters in Florida with Joe Fox and her many friends. She loved traveling and seeing the sights of the world. She could always be seen with her many dogs which she adored. Cooking, watching the NY Yankees, attending Jimmy Sturr concerts, anything purple, and spending time with her family and friends were her favorites. At four o”clock she had her daily glass of Carlo Rossi Blush and always said it was what kept her alive for so many years. She was an inspiration to many and will be missed. The family wishes to extend their appreciation to the Carlucci Home, Milford Senior Care and Rehabilitation Center, and Dr. Alam for their excellent care of Mable through the years. She was married first to the late Joseph Mackey and second to the late Joseph Fox. Mable is survived by her daughter-in-law Jackilyn A. Mackey of Port Jervis, her brother Russell Mackechnie and his wife Peggy of Highland Lake, NY, her beloved grandchildren; Melissa Muller and her husband Michael, Joseph Mackey, Jeffrey Mackey and his wife Kim, Peter Hoefele and his wife Kelly, her great grandchildren; Chad Mackey, Michael and Amanda Muller, several nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her neighborhood and close friend Camrin Northrop who Mable looked upon as a “grandson”. Mable was pre-deceased by her two sons, Joseph W. Mackey and Robert E. Mackey, and her great nephew Kyle Mackechnie. Graveside services will be held 1 PM Saturday, October 21 at the Glen Spey Cemetery, Glen Spey, NY. Kaitlin Carney Haas will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to the Port Jervis-Deerpark Humane Society, Route 209, Port Jervis, NY 12771. Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody FunerL Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. For information or to send a condolence note to the family visit knight-auchmoody.com.
ANTHONY NIVENS, PORT JERVIS, NEW YORK
Anthony Nivens age 63 of Port Jervis, NY passed away October 13, 2017 at his home. He was born in New York City, NY on July 1, 1954 the son of the late Hayward and Lillian Torres Nivens. He proudly served our country from 1975-1978 with the United States Army. He is survived by his two brothers James Nivens and his wife Maryann of Woodridge, NY, John Nivens and his fiancé Jasmin Del Rosario of West Haven, Conn., his sisters; Cynthia Watkins, Laura Lane Quick and husband Steve, Dawn Nivens all of Port Jervis, and Mona Bram of Chandler, Texas, several nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by his sister Geraldine (“Geri”) Nivens Osborne. Although Tony was baptized Catholic he attended the Wickham Methodist Church and found great comfort with the church family. A family statement read “ Tony was always concerned about disappointing his family but we just wanted him to reach his full potential. He had so much to offer, intelligence, charm, and a strong work ethic. Due to his life style he left us far too soon. He is loved and will be missed.” Burial will take place at sea. Memorial contributions may be made to the Port Jervis-Deerpark Humane Society, Route 209, Port Jervis, NY. Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771. For information, directions, or to send a condolence note to the family please visit www.knight-auchmoody.com
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
PHYLLIS C. KNAPP, GLEN SPEY, NEW YORK
Phyllis C. Knapp age 81 of Glen Spey, NY passed away October 9, 2017 at Milford, PA. She was born on June 15, 1936 in Montour Falls, NY the daughter of Clyde and Lucille Alger Caslin. She retired as a Tax Collector for the Town of Lumberland, at Glen Spey, NY. Phyllis married Allen W. Knapp, Sr. who pre-deceased her. She is survived by her daughters Tammy Worzel and her husband Donald of Shohola, PA, Jill Barnes and her husband Daryl of Highland Lake, NY, Kim Kampka of Norfolk, Virginia, her son Allen W. Knapp, Jr. of Pond Eddy, NY, her beloved grandchildren; Melissa, Diana, Morgan, Taylor, Robert, Kelly, Stephanie,Tyler and Hannah, her beloved great grandchildren; William, Gabriel, Samantha and Skylar, her sister Sandra Brown of Burbank, California, several nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by her grandson Donald H. Worzel, Jr., and her brother Larry Caslin. Phyllis was faithful member of the Pond Eddy United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women of the Church, the Lumberland Seniors and was Lumberland Senior of the Year 2000, a member and treasurer of the Lumberland Republican Club. Memorial services will be held 12 o'clock noon Saturday, October 14, at the Pond Eddy United Methodist Church, 122 Berm & Church Rd., Pond Eddy, NY. Rev. Nancy Vonderhorst will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pond Eddy United Methodist Church, 122 Berm & Church Rd., Pond Eddy, NY 12770 or to the Lumberland Fire Dept. PO Box 91, Glen Spey, NY 12737 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 knightauchmoody.com.
MARIE (BERNADETTE) HOPKO, MIDDLETOWN, NEW YORK
Marie (Bernadette) Hopko age 68 of Middletown, NY passed away October 8, 2017 at Middletown, NY. She was born on May 21, 1949 in West Haverstraw, NY the daughter of the late Joseph P. Hopko and Marie Conklin Hook who survives. Marie is survived by her son Robert Miller and his fiancé Suellen Spangenberg of Port Jervis, her mother Marie Hopko of Sparrowbush, her beloved grandchildren; Kristie Miller and her companion Derrick Lewis, Kayla Miller and her companion Adam Masters, Kelli Gulla and her husband Ben, five great grandchildren; Troy, Erika, Darryel, Sophia, and Mia, her brother Joseph P. Hopko , Jr. and his wife Patricia of Sparrowbush, her sisters Jean Healey of Huguenot, Agnes VanStrander and her husband Terry of Port Jervis, Genevieve Groenestynt-Umphlett of Virginia, Lisa Watson and her husband Stephen of the Town of Greenville, her aunt Patricia Vogelsang several nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by her brother-in-law John Healey. Services will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Port Jervis-Deerpark Humane Society, Route 209, Port Jervis, NY 12771. 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 knightauchmoody.com.