June 16, 2000
Ann Levy, 87
Ret. Cafeteria Mgr.
Ann Levy of Liberty, a retired cafeteria manager at Brooklyn College and a longtime area resident, died Wednesday, June 14, 2000, in Arden Hill Hospital in Goshen. She was 87 years of age.
The daughter of the late Louis and Bertha Aronson Evans, she was born June 24, 1912, in Brooklyn. She was the widow of Benjamin Levy.
Mrs. Levy was a member of Congregation Ahavath Israel Synagogue in Liberty and a past president of the Sisterhood of the synagogue; a past president of Hadassah and a past member of the American Association of University Women.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Joel and Carol Levy of Berlin, Germany; a daughter, Emily Levy-Shochat and and her husband, Jack, of Kfar Saba, Israel; four grandchildren, Renanit and Aharon Levy and Ilana and Michael Shochat; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Congregation Ahavath Israel Synagogue, Chestnut St., Liberty, with Rabbi Marvin Goldman officiating.
Burial will be made in Ahavath Israel Synagogue Cemetery, Ha-Sa-Na Road, Liberty.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home in Monticello.
Helen M. Phillips,
Helen Millen Phillips of Chester, died Sunday, June 11, 2000, at her home. She was 79 years of age.
The widow of Willard Phillips, she is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Maryann and Jerry Baker; two grandsons, Charles and Shawn; two brothers, Fred Millen of Florida and George Millen of Monticello; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters, Mary Hachler and Anna Barton.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Wednesday at Sacred Heart Church, followed by interment at Ascension Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Chester Volunteer Ambulance Corps, P.O. Box 244, Chester, N.Y. 10918.
Charles Clairville Jr.
SS Representative, 53
Charles Francis Clairville Jr. of Liberty, a claims representative for Social Security in Monticello and a longtime area resident, died Sunday, June 11, 2000, at his residence. He was 53 years of age.
The son of Charles F. and Gertrude Byrne Clairville Sr., he was born April 1, 1947, in Newark, N.J.
A Vietnam veteran, he served in the U.S. Army from 1970 to 1972.
Mr. Clairville is survived by a son, Ethan Clairville and a daughter, Rebecca Clairville, both of Reading, Pa.
Services were held Tuesday at the Ramsay's Funeral Home in Liberty with the Rev. Roy Shaffer officiating.
Cremation was made at the Cedar Hill Crematory in Newburgh.
Frank Cavaluzzi, 68
Frank Cavaluzzi of Wurtsboro Hills, a longtime area resident, died Monday, June 12, 2000, at the Horton Medical Center in Middletown. He was 68 years of age.
The son of the late Nick and Vita Errico Cavaluzzi, he was born December 31, 1931, in the Bronx.
A U. S. Army veteran, he served during the Korean War.
Mr. Cavaluzzi is survived by his wife of 45 years, Marie Aguda Cavaluzzi, at home; a son, Frank A. Cavaluzzi of Rock Hill; and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Thursday at St. Joseph's Church in Wurtsboro with the Rev. Hugh Dardis officiating.
Burial was made in the Sullivan County Veterans Cemetery in Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mamakating First Aid Squad, P.O. Box 525, Wurtsboro, N.Y. 12790.
Funeral arrangements were made by the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home in Wurtsboro.
Evelyn H. McClurg
Ret. Bank Clerk, 88
Evelyn Holmes McClurg of Middletown, a retired clerk at Bank of New York, a former telephone operator in Sullivan County and a former Sullivan County resident, died Sunday, June 11, 2000, at the Middletown Park Manor. She was 88 years of age.
The daughter of the late Robert Mason and Thurza Wood Holmes, she was born September 30, 1911, in Mountaindale. She was the widow of W. Arthur McClurg.
Mrs. McClurg was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Middletown.
In a family statement, it was said, "She was a devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and homemaker."
She is survived by four sons, Roger H. McClurg of Kingston, Robert A. McClurg of Boca Raton, Fla., Glenn H. McClurg of Tennessee and Ralph E. McClurg of Syracuse; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers, Arthur and Ralph Holmes, and a sister, Julia Edwards.
Friends may call at the Cornelius, Dodd & Connell Funeral Home, 26 Grove St., Middletown, on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Barbara Brand-James officiating.
Burial will be made in the Wallkill Cemetery in Phillipsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.
Helen V. Marhoefer
Helen V. Marhoefer of Jeffersonville, a homemaker and longtime area resident, died Monday, June 12, 2000, at the Skilled Nursing Unit of community General Hospital in Harris. She was 95 years of age.
The daughter of the late Harry William and Margaret Haberlach Long, she was born December 9, 1904, in Ridgewood, N.J. She was the widow of George Marhoefer.
Mrs. Marhoefer was a member of St. George's Church in Jeffersonville.
She is survived by friends and neighbors, Jean and Harold Smith of Jeffersonville. She was predeceased by a sister, Elsie Linder.
Entombment was made in St. John's Cemetery in Middle Village.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Jeffersonville.
Ret. Restaurateur, 79
William McDonald of Rock Hill, a previous owner of the Rock Hill Diner and a longtime area resident, died Monday, June 12, 2000, at the Seelig Division of Community General Hospital in Harris. He was 79 years of age.
The son of the late William and Elizabeth Boyle McDonald, he was born May 18, 1921, in Paterson, N.J. He was the widower of Elsie C. Frye McDonald.
A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Rock Hill Fire Department.
Mr. McDonald is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law, Diane McDonald-Goetzmann and her husband, Donald,of Omaha, Neb., Nancy McDonald of Monticello and Robin and Mark Meddaugh of Rock Hill; a sister, Mary Huddy of Toms River, N.J.; three grandsons, Joshua, Jonathan and Ryan; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held Thursday at the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home in Monticello with the Rev. David Jolly officiating.
Burial was made in the Glen Wild Cemetery in Glen Wild.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.
William C. Zambito
William C. Zambito of West Hurley, a carpenter at Timberlake Camp in Phoenicia, died Monday, June 12, 2000, at the Kingston City Hospital. He was 48 years of age.
The son of the late Dr. Salvatore and Elizabeth Gaffney Zambito, he was born September 29, 1951, in Newburgh. He was the widower of Beverly Gadsby Zambito.
In a family statement, it was said, "Bill, in his Little League days at Tarr Oval, was known to all as 'Bronco Billy.' Later in life, he turned from baseball to become an avid hunter and fisherman."
He is survived by five step-daughters, Jodi Gadsby of Colorado, Shannon Gadsby of Lake Katrine, Jill Gadsby of Brooklyn, Jennifer Man-cinelli of Highland and Lauren Brown of New Paltz; three brothers, S. Stephen Zambito of Marlboro, Frank E. Zambito of Highland and Dr. Michael J. Zambito of Bloomingburg; a sister, Mary Jane McGinness of Milton; 10 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Church in Marlboro with Father Alfred Pizzuto officiating.
Memorial contributions may be to the charity of one's choice.