July 28, 2000
Rev. Stuart Suydam
Rev. Stuart H. "Stu" Suydam of Annapolis, Md., a pastor of the Reformed Church in Callicoon Center and Youngsville from 1978 to 1995 and a former 20-year Callicoon Center resident, died Monday, July 24, 2000, at the AAMC in Annapolis, Md., following a lengthy illness. He was 56 years of age.
He was born in Englewood, N.J., on April 8, 1944.
A 1966 graduate of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree, Rev. Suydam received his Master of Divinity degree from New Brunswick Theological Seminary. He had been a high school teacher at Annapolis Area Christian School for the past five years.
Rev. Suydam was coordinator of the Annapolis Disaster Rescue Program; chaplain of the Annapolis Fire Department, a director of the L.I.F.E. program at Annapolis Area Christian School, a member of New Hope Chapel and directed the Men's Ministry at New Hope Chapel, all in Annapolis. He also sponsored midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy.
He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Barbara E. Suydam, at home; and a brother, Hendrick Suydam of Vermont.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Annapolis, 710 Ridgely Ave., Annapolis, Md.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Rev. Stuart Suydam Memorial Fund, c/o New Hope Chapel, P.O. Box 6081, Annapolis, Md. 21401.
Shawn M. Conklin
J-Y Student, 7
Shawn M. Conklin of Youngsville, a student at the Jeffersonville-Youngsville School of the Sullivan West District, died Monday, July 24, 2000, at the Seelig Division of Community General Hospital in Harris, as the result of injuries received in a vehicular/bicycle accident. He was 7 years of age.
The son of John and Dawn Kelly Conklin, he was born November 30, 1992, in Harris.
He is survived by his parents, a brother, Paul Young and a sister, Amber Marie Conklin, all at home; his maternal grandparents, James and Sharma Kelly of Ferndale; and his paternal grandmother, Dolores Conklin of Port Jervis. He was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Frank Conklin.
Funeral services were held Thursday at the Ramsay's Funeral Home in Liberty with the Rev. Robert C. Nadelen officiating.
Interment was made in the Laurel Hill Cemetery in White Sulphur Springs.
Wanda Petrowski of Pond Eddy, a business owner and a 15-year area resident, died Tuesday, July 25, 2000, at her home. She was 49 years of age.
The daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ciecwierz, she was born April 25, 1951, in Jersey City, N.J.
She is survived by her husband, Miguel Petrowski, at home; her mother, Sophe Triatefliedes of Jersey City, N.J.; a son, Eddie Rodriguez of Virginia Beach, Va.; three brothers, Walter Ciecwierz of Bethel, Pa., Joey Ciecwierz and Eddie Ciecwierz, both of Jersey City, N.J.; three sisters, Mary C. Dugan of Bayonne, N.J., Teresa Pauli of Piscataway, N.J., and Christina of Bayonne, N.J.; her mother-in-law, Mary Petrowski of Glen Spey; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jerry and Maria Petrowski of Glen Spey; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held Thursday at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home in Port Jervis, followed by a Liturgy Mass in St. Volodymyr's Ukrainian Catholic Church in Glen Spey with the Rev. Oleska Kostyk officiating.
Burial was made in the Glen Spey Cemetery in Glen Spey.
Josephine Frances Pisano Schilling of Bloomingburg, a homemaker, died Tuesday, July 25, 2000, at the Horton Medical Center in Middletown. She was 57 years of age.
The daughter of the late Louis and Josephine Glacchino Pisano, she was born October 20, 1942, in New York City.
She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Walter John Schilling, in Brooklyn; a son and daughter-in-law, Walter and Valerie Schilling of Goshen; a daughter and son-in-law, Sherri and Gregory Maxwell of Bloomingburg; three grandsons, Walter III, Christopher and Justin; a granddaughter, Carissa; and a sister, Francine.
A Service of Remembrance will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, 130 Highland Ave., Middletown.
Interment will be made in Pinelawn Memorial Park, Farmingdale, L.I.
Construction Worker, 59
Anthony Haggerty of Cuddebackville, a construction worker for DeGroat Construction in Monticello, died Sunday, July 23, 2000, at the Wingate at Ulster Rehabilitation Center. He was 59 years of age.
The son of the late Lester and Adeline Sprague Haggerty, he was born April 19, 1941, in Newton, N.J.
In a family statement, it was said, "Loving father and husband, you will be missed dearly. May you be at peace now."
He is survived by his wife, Sandy Haggerty, at home; two sons, Tony Duane Haggerty of Cuddebackville and Anthony Allen Haggerty and his wife, Edna, of Port Jervis; a daughter, Tammy Ordille, and her companion, Chrissy Bradbury of Port Jervis; four brothers, Amzie Nielson of Pennsylvania, Jim Haggerty and John Nielson of New Jersey, and Charlie Nielson of Tennessee; five sisters, Carina Haggerty of Cuddebackville, Mable Drake of Pennyslvania, and Doris Smith, Claire Southard and Alice Conklin, all of New Jersey; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Violet Spangenberg of Forestburgh; two granddaughters, Victoria Haggerty and Tanya Wayman; and three grandsons, Richard Wayman Jr., Michael Wayman and Christopher Wayman.
A Memorial Service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at the Otisville-Mt Hope Presbyterian Church, 25 Main St., Otisville, with the Rev. Jeffrey Farley officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Haggerty family to assist with medical expenses, P.O. Box 370, Cuddebackville, N.Y. 12729-0370.
William M. O'Neill
Retired Banker, 81
William M. O'Neill of Frederick, Md., died Tuesday, July 25, 2000, at the Frederick Memorial Hospital in Frederick, Md. He was 81 years of age.
The son of the late John R. and Mary McCormick O'Neill, he was born June 11, 1919, in New York.
Mr. O'Neill had been in the banking business for most of his life and was instrumental in forming and serving as president with four banks Lynnbrook (N.Y.), National in Washington, D.C., FSK in Frederick and The First Bank of Frederick.
He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II and was a member of St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, Frederick Rotary Club and a past president of ECDC in Frederick.
He is survived by his wife, Cornelia Delaney O'Neill, at home; a son and daughter-in-law, John A. and Kendra S. O'Neill of Frederick, Md.; a sister-in-law, Clare D. Shiells of Frederick; and a niece, Mary Ann Greene of Monticello. He was predeceased by a brother, J. Vincent O'Neill.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Etchison Memorial Chapel of the Keeney & Basford Funeral Home in Frederick, Md.
Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Frederick Memorial Hospital, 400 West 7th St., Frederick, Md. 21701.
Grace M. Rowley, 85
Ret. From Woolworth's
Grace M. Rowley of Middletown, a retired employee of F.W. Woolworth's in Middletown and a 60-year area resident, died Wednesday, July 26, 2000, at her home. She was 85 years of age.
The daughter of the late Frank and Jennie Love Relyea, she was born March 12, 1915, in Highland. She was the widow of George Palmer Rowley.
Mrs. Rowley was a member of Webb Horton Memorial Presbyterian Church in Middletown.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Elaine R. and Victor Turi of Middletown; three grandchildren, Alayna S. Loiodice of Middletown, G. Paul Turi of Smallwood and Michelle Starr of Liberty; and five great-grandchildren, Todd Lyons, Vincent and Bret Loiodice and Kristin and Cassidy Turi. She was predeceased by a son, George Gerald Rowley, and a grandson, Scott A. Turi.
Graveside services and burial were private at the Wallkill Cemetery in Phillipsburg with the Rev. Kenneth Wonderland officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange in Hudson Valley Inc., 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550 or to the Webb Horton Memorial Presbyterian Church, 50 East Main St., Middletown, N.Y. 10940.
Ralph T. Delaney
Fern Office Mgr., 70
Ralph T. Delaney of Kenoza Lake, an eight-year area resident and the office manager of Fern Manor at Kenoza Lake, died Tuesday, July 18, 2000, at the Seelig Division of Community General Hospital in Harris. He was 70 years of age.
The son of the late John and Mary McCormack Delaney, he was born October 19, 1929, in New York City.
Mr. Delaney was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
He is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Services were followed by burial in the Sullivan County Veterans Cemetery in Liberty. The Rev. Robert Nee officiated.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Jeffersonville.
Fred A. Hubert, 49
Fred A. Hubert of Jeffersonville, a building and grounds superintendent for the Cornell Cooperative Extension in Liberty and a lifelong area resident, died Wednesday, July 26, 2000, as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Jeffersonville. He was 49 years of age.
The son of Kenneth and Florence Allgeier Hubert, he was born March 16, 1951, in Liberty.
Mr. Hubert was a member of the First Lutheran Church of Jeffersonville.
He is survived by his parents of Sykesville, Md.; his wife, Janet Hill Hubert, at home; a step-son, Jeffrey Hill of Jeffersonville; three sons, Joshua and Jody Hubert of Breeman, Ind., and Jeremy Hubert, at home; two grandsons, Sullivan and Quinn Hubert, and a granddaughter, Melanie Hubert, all of Breeman, Ind.; a brother, Timothy Hubert of Sykesville, Md.; a sister, Maureen Stiene of Mongaup Valley; a niece and a nephew.
Friends may call at the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Jeffersonville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Lutheran Church of Jeffersonville with the Rev. Kristen Anderson officiating.
Burial will be made in the First Lutheran Cemetery in Jeffersonville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Lutheran Church of Jeffersonville, Jeffersonville, N.Y. 12748.
Elanora VanKeuren of Mongaup Valley, a homemaker and a lifelong Sullivan County resident, died Thursday, July 27, 2000, at the Andover Subacute and Rehab Center in Andover, N.J. She was 90 years of age.
The daughter of the late Frank and Nora Gabriel, she was born July 18, 1910, in Monticello.
Mrs. VanKeuren was a member of the Mongaup Valley United Methodist Church and the Bethel Senior Citizens.
She is survived by a son, Douglas VanKeuren of Kauneonga Lake; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Franklin VanKeuren.
There will be no visitation.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mongaup Valley United Methodist Church, Route 17B, Mongaup Valley with the Rev. Kenneth Rodgers officiating.
Burial will be made in the Mongaup Valley Union Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Ramsay's Funeral Home in Kauneonga Lake.