May 23, 2000
Helen E. Deutsch
Ret. Legal Secy., 68
Helen Elizabeth Deutsch of Monticello, a retired legal secretary for the former Costa and Lagarenne Law Office in Monticello and a lifelong area resident, died Friday, May 19, 2000, at her home. She was 68 years of age.
The daughter of the late Stephen J. Sr. and Jennie Felter Murran, she was born August 30, 1931, in Monticello.
Mrs. Deutsch was a member of St. Peter's R.C. Church and the current secretary of the Lady Elk's Lodge #1544, both in Monticello, and a member of the Sullivan County Legal Secretary's Association.
She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Edward Deutsch, at home; three sisters, Genevieve Case of Delmar and Julie Voelkers and Harriet Pirich, both of Monticello; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three brothers, John Murran, Charles Murran and Stephen Murran Jr., and a sister, Kate Case.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Peter's R.C. Church in Monticello.
Burial will be made in St. Peter's Cemetery in Monticello.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter's Building Fund, 10 Liberty St., Monticello, N.Y. 12701.
Funeral arrangements were made by the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home in Monticello.
Ret. Salesman, 84
Leo Rose of Foxcroft Village in Loch Sheldrake, a retired salesman for Newmark & Lewis and a 20-year area resident, died Friday, May 19, 2000, at his home. He was 84 years of age.
The son of the late David and Gussie Paulowitz Rose, he was born January 1, 1916, in Brooklyn.
A U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Loch Sheldrake Senior Club, a volunteer for Community General Hospital, a member of ARC, the Fallsburg Reading Center and Fallsburg Library. He was an active fundraiser for the dialysis center in Monticello and a member of the Hurleyville Synagogue.
He is survived by his wife, Anne "Honey" Kaminsky Rose, at home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Glenda and Mel Chaiken of Fishkill and Marcia and Barry Kirshner of Boca Raton, Fla. a granddaughter, Lori Chaiken; and several nieces. He was predeceased by a son, Michael Rose.
Services were held Sunday at the Hurleyville Synagogue in Hurleyville with Rabbi Marvin Goldman officiating.
Burial was made in the Hurleyville Synagogue Cemetery in Hurleyville.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home in Monticello.
Kathleen C. Maher
Kathleen C. Cummings Maher, a 27-year resident of Midland Park, N.J. and a homemaker, died Thursday, May 18, 2000, at her home. She was 77 years of age.
She was born in Brooklyn and was a member of the Church of the Nativity in Midland Park, N.J.
Mrs. Maher is survived by her husband, Stephen P. Maher, at home; five children and their spouses, Stephen P. and Barbara Maher and Kathleen and Francis Mulgrew, all of Monroe, Kevin and Virginia Maher of Wurtsboro, Walter J. and Kathleen Maher of Fair Lawn, N.J., and Dorothy and James Krause of Mahwah, N.J; two sisters, Winifred Cavanagh of Cary, N.C., and Marguerite Maher of Mahwah, N.J.; a brother, Kenneth Cummings of Catonsville, Md.; and 15 grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home in Wyckoff, N.J., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at the Church of the Nativity in Midland Park, N.J.
Burial was made in Christ the King Cemetery in Franklin Lakes, N.J.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis Church Breadline, 135 W. 31st St., New York, N.Y. 10001 or Eva's Kitchen and Sheltering Program, 96 Hamilton St., Paterson, N.J. 07505.
Marjorie "Maude" Jones of Port Jervis, a homemaker and a lifelong area resident, died Sunday, May 21, 2000, at the Newton Memorial Hospital in Newton, N.J. She was 56 years of age.
The daughter of Alfred Houghtaling Jr. and the late Marjorie Groom Houghtaling, she was born February 24, 1944, in Warwick.
She is survived by her father of White Sulphur Springs; a daughter, Tammy Oriani of Port Jervis; a son, Daniel Jones of New Hampton; two brothers, Alfred Houghtaling III of Cuddebackville and Edward Houghtaling of Otisville; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sons, Frank and William Jones, and a sister, Carol Ann Houghtaling.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 East Main St., Port Jervis, with the Rev. John Tronconi officiating.
Burial will be made in the Warwick Cemetery in Warwick.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Huguenot Fire Department, Huguenot, N.Y. 12746.
Walter B. Richardson
Walter B. Richardson of Monticello, a house painter and interior and exterior decorator and a longtime area resident, died Tuesday, May 16, 2000, at the Seelig Division of Community General Hospital in Harris. He was 68 years of age.
The son of the late Harper and Maud Richardson, he was born June 25, 1931, in Philadelphia, Pa.
Mr. Richardson was a member of the First Baptist Church in South Fallsburg and a member of the senior choir. He served as a corporal in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1950 to 1953.
In a family statement, it was said, "He was quiet, but loved life and displaying the fruits of the Spirit."
He is survived by his wife, Henrietta Richardson, at home; five sons, Walter Richardson of Atlanta, Ga., David Richardson of New Jersey, Keith Richardson of Philadelphia, Pa., Charles McCreary of Oklahoma and Robert McCreary of Monticello; three daughters, Donna Richardson and Allison Richardson, both of Philadelphia, Pa., and Deborah McCreary of Monticello; three brothers, Johnnie Richardson of Philadelphia, Pa., Earl Richardson of Far Rockaway and Bruce Richardson of Philadelphia, Pa.; a sister, Evelyn Jackson of Maryland; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Saturday at the First Baptist Church in South Fallsburg with the Rev. Anthony Black officiating.
Interment was made in the Sullivan County Veterans Cemetery in Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Building Fund, First Baptist Church, Route 42, South Fallsburg, N.Y. 12779.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Colonial Memorial Funeral Home in Woodbourne.
Jennie Peterson of Spokane, Wash., and Rock Valley, passed away in Spokane, Wash.
Visitation will be from 10 to 12 a.m. at the Henderson-Biedekapp Funeral Chapel in Hancock on Thursday, followed by graveside services and burial at the Rock Valley Cemetery at 1 p.m. with Father Nicholas Serras, pastor of Christ Episcopal Church in Deposit, officiating.
Muriel L. Van Orden
Ret. School Teacher, 81
Muriel Lila Van Orden of Kenoza Lake, a former longtime Monticello resident and a retired commercial teacher, died at her home on Thursday, May 18, 2000. She was 81 years of age.
The daughter of the late Malven James and Minnie Meyers Van Orden, she was born February 8, 1919, in Kauneonga Lake.
A graduate of Monticello High School in 1936, she graduated from Rider College in 1940 and received her Master's degree from Teachers College at Columbia University in 1947. She taught commercial subjects in public schools in New Jersey, Connecticut and New York and was on staff at the Delaware Valley Central School in Callicoon in the early 1940s.
After retiring from teaching, she became a companion housekeeper for a number of people until 1979 when she moved to Monticello with her sister, "Bea," who was also retired.
Miss Van Orden was a member of the Community United Methodist Church in Kauneonga Lake, a member of the Audubon Society, the Upper Delaware Heritage Alliance, Sullivan County Historical Society, the Monticello Senior Citizens and AARP of White Lake.
She is survived by a sister, Beatrice "Bea" Van Orden of Kenoza Lake; and several cousins.
There will be no visitation.
Cremation will be made at the Cedar Hill Crematory in Newburgh followed by interment of the ashes at the family plot at Evergreen Cemetery in Bethel.
A memorial service will be held at the Community United Methodist Church, Horseshoe Lake Road, Kauneonga Lake, on Sunday, June 4, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Kenneth Rodgers officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Community United Methodist Church, Horseshoe Lake Road, Kauneonga Lake, N.Y. 12749.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Ramsay's Funeral Home in Monticello.
Catherine C. Chapman
Ret. Antrim Chef, 92
Catherine E. Chapman of Roscoe, a retired chef for the Antrim Lodge in Roscoe and a lifelong area resident, died Monday, May 22, 2000, at the Roscoe Community Nursing Home in Roscoe. She was 92 years of age.
The daughter of the late John M. and Elizabeth C. Gerold Tempel, she was born May 7, 1908, in Roscoe. She was the widow of Claude E. Chapman.
Mrs. Chapman was a lifelong communicant of the Gate of Heaven Church in Roscoe where she was also a member of the Rosary Altar Society and had served as an Eucharistic Minister for many years.
She is survived by a son, Robert J. Chapman of Roscoe; two sisters, Madeline Will of Poughkeepsie and Elizabeth Kimmis of White Sulphur Springs; five grandchildren, William Lake of Smyrna, N.Y., Kevin Lake of Fishkill, Mark Lake of Roscoe, Rob Chapman of Belton, Tex., and Traci Myers of Jeffersonville; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter, June Ann Lake, two sisters, Sophie Skelly and Anna Kinne, and two brothers, Nicholas and Chris Tempel.
Friends may call at the Harris Funeral Home, Railroad Ave., Roscoe, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Gate of Heaven Roman Catholic Church, Highland Ave., Roscoe, with the Rev. Alfred Gallant officiating.
Burial will be made in St. Aloysius Cemetery in Livingston Manor.
Memorial contributions may be made to Gate of Heaven Church, or the Patient Activities Fund of the Roscoe Community Nursing Home, both at Roscoe, N.Y. 12776.