March 17, 2000
Grace C. Porto, 83
Ret. Clerical Worker
Grace C. Porto, a 15-year resident of Livingston Manor and a retired clerical worker for the American Kennel Club in New York City, died Wednesday, March 15, 2000, at the Seelig Division of Community General Hospital in Harris. She was 83 years of age.
The daughter of the late Peter and Carmella Ombres Porto, she was born July 1, 1916, in New York City.
Miss Porto was a member of St. Pio Peprelcino Catholic Church in Livingston Manor.
She is survived by two brothers, Leo Porto of Toms River, N.J., and Joseph Porto of Houston, Tex.; a sister, Vera Guerra of Plainview, L.I.; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Herbert C. Bryant Funeral Home, 29 Pearl St., Livingston Manor on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m.
A prayer service will be held at 11:15 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Burial will be made in the Lew Beach Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Palmarian Catholic Church/ c/o Dr. Paul D'Amico, Covered Bridge Road, Livingston Manor, N.Y. 12758.
Robert J. Hubert
Robert J. "Bob" Hubert of Summerfield, Fla., a repairman for the mobile home industry, a 19-year resident of Florida, formerly of Youngsville, died Tuesday, March 14, 2000, at his home. He was 66 years of age.
The son of the late August and Margaret Abplanalp Hubert, he was born April 20, 1933, in Briscoe.
He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy and of the Methodist faith.
Mr. Hubert is survived by his wife, Violet Hubert of Summerfield, Fla.; three sons, Jeff R. Hubert and Kerry D. Hubert, both of Summerfield, Fla., and Todd F. Hubert or Orlando, Fla.
Services and burial were held in Florida.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 6725 Lyons St., P.O. Box 7E, East Syracuse, N.Y. 13057.
Milan A. Warwick,
Retired Foreman, 95
Milan "Mike" Alfred Warwick of Honesdale, Pa., a lifelong area resident, formerly of Narrowsburg, and a retired foreman for Narrowsburg Feed and Grain in Narrowsburg, died Monday, March 13, 2000, at the Ellen Memorial Health Care Center in Honesdale, Pa. He was 95 years of age.
The son of the late William and Elizabeth Perkins Warwick, he was born September 1, 1904, in Beach Lake, Pa. He was the widower of Clara Powers Warwick who passed away in 1964 and Pearl Kerber Warwick who died in 1998.
Mr. Warwick was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Honesdale, Pa.
He is survived by four step-children, Gloria Hansen of Honesdale, Pa., Kathryn VanDeLinde of Milanville, Pa., Lillian Hepler of Virginia and John Kerber of South Carolina; a sister, Ethel Holbert of Honesdale, Pa. 21 step-grandchildren; several step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two step-children, Robert Powers and Robert Kerber, two sisters, Alice Warwick and Edith Wegst, and a brother, William Warwick.
Services were held Thursday at the Rasmussen Sons Funeral Home in Narrowsburg with Pastor Lane Jones officiating.
Burial was made in the Glen Cove Cemetery in Narrowsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Damascus Ambulance Corps, Damascus, Pa. 18415.
Ret. Carpenter/Farmer, 91
Ernest Schleiermacher of Shandelee, a retired union carpenter and farmer and a lifelong area resident, died Monday, March 13, 2000, at the Skilled Nursing Unit of the Seelig Division of Community General Hospital in Harris. He was 91 years of age.
The son of the late Erich and Mary Bohl Schleiermacher, he was born May 3, 1908, in Callicoon Center. He was the widower of Kay Rheinheimer Schleiermacher and Margaret Tremper Schleiermacher.
Mr. Schleiermacher was a past member of the Livingston Manor Fire Department; a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles in New Port Richey, Fla.; and a member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America.
He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Etta R. and Eugene Barbanti of Shandelee; a grandson, Scott Simpson and his wife, Debbie; a granddaughter, Tami VanLeuven and her husband, John; four great-grandchildren, Matthew and Rachel VanLeuven and Erin and Jeffrey Simpson; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Thursday Herbert C. Bryant Funeral Home in Livingston Manor with the Rev. Donna Lepsky officiating.
Cremation was private.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Livingston Manor Fire Department or the Livingston Manor Ambulance Corps, both at Livingston Manor, N.Y. 12758.
Lillian Klein of South Fallsburg, a homemaker and longtime area resident, died Tuesday, March 14, 2000 at the Horton Medical Center in Middletown. She was 73 years of age.
The daughter of the late Barney and Fannie Levine Aaron, she was born February 2, 1926, in Brooklyn.
She is survived by her husband, Bernard Klein, at home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Rhonda and Al Johnston and Sheila and Ed Anderman, all of Mountaindale; a granddaughter, Samantha Anderman; a brother, Norman Aaron of New Jersey; a sister, Gladys Flax of the state of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held Thursday at the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home in Monticello with Rabbi Isaac Gottlieb officiating.
Burial was made in the South Fallsburg Hebrew Association Cemetery in Glen Wild.
Ret. Mechanic, 73
Heinz Conrad of Wurtsboro Hills, a retired mechanic for Con Edison in New York City, died Wednesday, March 15, 2000, at the Horton Medical Center in Middletown. He was 73 years of age.
The son of the late Franz and Martha Hintz Konrad, he was born June 8, 1926, in Pommern, Germany.
Mr. Conrad was a member of the Mamakating Senior Citizens in Wurtsboro and the German-American Club in Middletown.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Rose Koeppl Conrad, at home; a son and daughter-in-law, Kurt and Jane Conrad of Delanco, N.J.; a daughter, Linda Conrad of Whitestone; and two granddaughters, Jessica and Kristen.
Services were held Thursday evening at the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home in Wurtsboro.
Cremation was made at the Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 6725 Lyons St., P.O. Box 7E, East Syracuse, N.Y. 13057.
Agnes P. Edwards
Agnes P. Edwards of Chester, a homemaker and a lifelong area resident, died Wednesday, March 15, 2000, at the Horton Medical Center in Middletown. She was 59 years of age.
The daughter of the late LeRoy and Gertrude McGrady Conklin, she was born January 10, 1941, in Southfields.
She is survived by her husband, Carl Edwards, at home; two sons, Carl Edwards II of Bloomingburg and John Edwards of Chester; four daughters, Wendy Joyce of Franklin, N.J., Carol Moody-Baird of Chester, Lisa Zaccagnino of Montgomery and Carla Damiano of Goshen; two brothers, Thomas Kyles and LeRoy B. Conklin, both of Chester; four sisters, Mary Williams of Hillsboro, Kans., Joan Edwards of Monroe and Virginia Smith and Carol Doremus, both of Chester; 12 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Smith, Seaman and Quackenbush Funeral Home, 117 Maple Ave., Monroe.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. James D. Ernest officiating.
Burial will be made in the Chester Cemetery in Chester.
Memorial contributions may be made to Tucker Center for Cancer Care, c/o Horton Medical Center, Middletown, N.Y. 10940.
Donovan C. Hart
Donovan C. Hart of Ellenville, a porter at the Nevele Grand in Ellenville and a nine-year area resident, died Thursday, March 9, 2000, at the Albany Medical Center. He was 27 years of age.
The son of Ralston and Beverly Miller Hart, he was born January 23, 1973, in Kingston, Jamaica.
He is survived by his parents, at home; two brothers, Andrew Hart of Jamaica and Marvin Hart of Bloomingburg; his maternal grandmother, Joyce Brown of Philadelphia, Pa.; four uncles; an aunt; several cousins; and a host of family friends.
In a family statement, it was said, "May his soul rest in peace."
Friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Ellenville United Methodist Church, Canal St., Ellenville.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church with the Rev. Barbara Ibarra officiating.
Burial will be made in Fantinekill Cemetery in Ellenville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ellenville United Methodist Church, Canal Street, Ellenville, N.Y. 12428.
Josephine Weygant of Liberty, a homemaker, died Sunday, March 12, 2000, at the Seelig Division of Community General Hospital in Harris. She was 73 years of age.
The daughter of the late Anthony and Tina Rizzo, she was born October 6, 1926, in Danbury, Conn. She was the widow of Thomas Weygant.
Mrs. Weygant is survived by three sons, Thomas Weygant of Washingtonville, James Weygant of Middletown, and Anthony Weygant; two daughters, Josephine Weygant of Newburgh and Amanda Weygant of Woodbourne; a sister, Rose Leechow of Newburgh; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers, Joseph and Sam Rizzo, and a sister, Mary Alton.
Friends may call at the Ramsay's Funeral Home, 275 South Main St., Liberty, on Friday from noon to 1 p.m.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. Robert C. Nadelen officiating.
Interment will be made in Liberty Cemetery in Liberty.
Bernard L. Levine
Bernard L. "B'laib" Levine of Monticello, an attorney in Monticello and a lifelong area resident, died Wednesday, March 15, 2000, at the Seelig Division of Community General Hospital in Harris. He was 78 years of age.
The son of the late Jacob Abraham and Anna R. Samuelson Levine, he was born May 26, 1921, in Hurleyville.
Mr. Levine was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army.
Active in the Jewish community, he was a member of Landfield Avenue Synagogue, a past president of Congregation Ahavath Israel in Liberty, a charter member of B'nai B'rith, a past chairman of the United Jewish Appeal and an associate member of the Israel Medical Association. Mr. Levine was also a member and past president of the Sullivan County Bar Association, an honorary trustee of Community General Hospital, a member of the Century Club for Boys Scouts of America, and a member of the American Arbitrator's Association.
He is survived by his wife, Jean Ott Levine, at home; a son and daughter-in-law, Jonathan A. and Judy Levine of Liberty; a daughter and son-in-law, Ena R. and Yoram Haase of Plainview; a brother, Lazarus Levine of Liberty; a sister, Beatrice Bergman of New York City; five grandchildren, Jared, Jeffery and Jason Levine, Noa Tal and Sharon Haase; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Jeanette Gilman, and three brothers, Milton, Hyman and Solomon Levine.
Services were held Thursday at the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home in Monticello with Rabbi Irving Goodman officiating.
Burial was made in Congregation Ohave Sholem (Woodridge Synagogue) Cemetery in Glen Wild.
Edward W. Warter
Licensed Engr., 75
Edward Wilson Warter of White Lake, a licensed professional engineer who retired in 1980 from New York Telephone Company, died Wednesday, March 15, 2000, at the Princeton Nursing Home in Princeton, N.J. He was 75 years of age.
He was born in Newark, N.J.
Mr. Warter received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy and attended Casey Jones School of Aeronautics in New York.
He was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America and a former scoutmaster for the Boys Scouts of America in Camillus.
A veteran of World War II, he was discharged in November 1945 from the U.S. Army Air Corps as a 2nd Lieutenant and attained the rank of 1st Lieutenant before being discharged December 1957 from the U.S. Air Force Reserves.
Mr. Warter is survived by his wife of 52 years, Eunice Freer Warter of White Lake; three daughters and sons-in-law, Scharma and Gerald Picard of Lawrenceville, N.J., Elizabeth and Keith Wadsworth of Pinrceton, N.J., and Laura and Robert Deschambeault of Loudon, Tenn.; two sons, Ronald E. Warter of Franklin Lakes, N.J., and Sanford L. Warter of Greenwood Lake; two sisters and their husbands, Patricia and Edward Luke of Little Egg Harbor, N.J., and Jeanne and Richard Dittrich of Liberty and Hollywood, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services were held at the Kimble Funeral Home in Princeton, N.J.
A private memorial service will be held in Liberty at a later date.
Interment was made in Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be made to Samaritan Hospice, 5 Eves Dr., Suite 300, Marlton, N.J. 08053-3101.