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April 7, 2000

Joseph Love
Kitchen Worker, 58

Joseph Love of Monticello, a kitchen worker at Kutsher's Hotel in Monticello, died Saturday, April 1, 2000, at the Seelig Division of Community General Hospital in Harris. He was 58 years of age.
The son of the late J.T. Millan and Agnes Hayes Lee, he was born August 9, 1941, in Jacksonville, Fla.
Mr. Love was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam era.
He is survived by his longtime companion, Lucillle Dumas Freeman, at home; a son, Michael LeRon Nelson Sr., of Jacksonville, Fla; two step-sons, Jamil Freeman and Alvin Dumas, both of Monticello; a daughter, JoAnn Michelle Love of Jacksonville, Fla.; a brother, Willie James Lee of Jacksonville, Fla.; two sisters, Reeba Smith and Virginia Catherine Lee, both of Jacksonville, Fla.; an aunt, Virginia Katherine Cullen of Philadelphia, Pa.; several grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Ramsay's Funeral Home, 66 St. John St., Monticello, on Friday from noon to 1 p.m.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. Willie Smith officiating.
Burial will be made in the Sullivan County Veterans Cemetery in Liberty.

Elizabeth D. Brigham
Ret. Seamstress, 82

Elizabeth D. Brigham of Liberty, a lifelong area resident and a retired seamstress, died Tuesday, April 4, 2000, at the Sullivan County Adult Care Center in Liberty.
The daughter of the late John Sr. and Flora Drumm, she was born July 16, 1917, in Galilee, Pa. She was the widow of Jasper LaTour Brigham Sr.
Mrs. Brigham is survived by four children, Donna Nober of Cochecton, Jasper LaTour Brigham Jr. of Luzerne, Pa., Debra Brigham of Brevard, N.C., and Trudy Stalker of Galilee, Pa.; a brother, Arnold Drumm of Galilee, Pa.; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services and burial were held at the Hillcrest Cemetery in Galilee, Pa., on Thursday with the Rev. Stuart Hunt officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Damascus or to the Damascus Volunteer Ambulance Corps, both at Damascus, Pa. 18415.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Rasmussen Sons Funeral Home in Narrowsburg.

Rudolph P. Miller
Ret. Deli Owner, 73

Rudolph Paul Miller of Beach Lake, Pa., a 13-year area resident and the retired owner/operator of Miller's Deli in Weehawken, N.J., died Monday, April 3, 2000, at his home. He was 73 years of age.
The son of the late Paul Kurt and Elsa Marie Friedrich Miller, he was born April 24, 1926, in Leipzig, Germany.
Mr. Miller was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the Flying Eagles Radio Control Club of Prompton, Pa., and the Beach Lake Aeromodelers in Beach Lake, Pa.
He is survived by his wife, Theresa Feito Esparza, at home; three children, Steve Miller of Secaucus, N.J., Chris Miller of Beach Lake, Pa., and John Miller of Glen Rock, N.J.; a sister, Johanna Lucia; and four grandchildren.
Services were held Wednesday at the Rasmussen Sons Funeral Home in Narrowsburg with the Rev. Phyllis Haynes officiating.
Cremation was made at the Twin Tiers Crematory in Endicott.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice St. John, 1007 Oak St., Pittston Twp., Pa. 18640.

Freda Kahn
Homemaker, 81

Freda Kahn of Monticello, a homemaker and a 30-year area resident, died Thursday, April 6, 2000, at the Skilled Nursing Unit of the Seelig Division of Community General Hospital in Harris. She was 81 years of age.
She was born April 1, 1919, in Brooklyn.
Mrs. Kahn was a member of Temple Sholom and the Monticello Senior Citizens, both in Monticello.
She is survived by two sons, Michael Kahn of Chester and Leonard Kahn of Laguna, Calif.; a daughter, Marcella Samuels of Stony Point; and several grandchildren. She was predeceased by nine brothers and sisters.
A memorial service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Ramsay's Funeral Home, 66 St. John St., Monticello with Rabbi Irwin A. Tanenbaum officiating.

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