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September 19, 2000

Winifred P. Neunzig
Homemaker, 85

Winifred P. Neunzig of Narrowsburg, a homemaker, lifetime area resident and former owner of the Win-Hen Motel in Narrowsburg, died Friday, September 15, 2000, at her home. She was 85 years of age.
The daughter of the late Winfield and Pearl Dexter, she was born August 27, 1915, in Narrowsburg. She was the widow of Henry Neunzig who died in 1985.
Mrs. Neunzig was an avid golfer. She was a member of St. Tammany Chapter No. 492, Order of the Eastern Star, in Callicoon; a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a member of the Tusten Senior Citizens in Narrowsburg.
She is survived by a daughter, Winifred "Susie" Neunzig of Takoma Park, Md.; a step-son, Herb Neunzig of Raleigh, N.C.; a step-daughter, Ruth Brecht of Melville; three grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Cremation was made at the Twin Tiers Crematory in Endicott.
Interment of the cremains was made in Glen Cove Cemetery in Narrowsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Tusten Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Narrowsburg, N.Y. 12764.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Rasmussen Sons Funeral Home in Narrowsburg.

Ronald V. DeCarlo
Owned Abstract Co., 57

Ronald V. DeCarlo of Wolf Lake, the owner of County Abstract Co. in Monticello and a 35-year area resident, died Wednesday, September 13, 2000, at his home. He was 57 years of age.
The son of Evelyn Negrini DeCarlo Bonomo and the late Vito DeCarlo, he was born February 28, 1943, in the Bronx.
Mr. DeCarlo was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Monticello Elks Lodge #1544 and St. Peter's R.C. Church in Monticello.
He is survived by his mother of Toms River, N.J.; three sons, Steven DeCarlo of Bethel Park, Pa., Christopher DeCarlo of Georgia and Michael DeCarlo of Wolf Lake; a daughter, Rhonda DeCarlo of Wolf Lake; a sister, Suzanne Orlando of Carlstadt, N.J.; a nephew, Joseph Orlando; and three grandchildren, Nicole, Jared and Scott DeCarlo.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Monday at St. Peter's Church in Monticello with the Rev. John Lynch officiatng.
Entombment was made in the Garden of Memories in Washington Township, N.J.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Ramsay's Funeral Home in Monticello.

Regina M. Cole
Homemaker, 86

Regina M. Cole of Eldred, a homemaker, died Saturday, September 16, 2000, at the Walnut Mountain Care Center in Liberty. She was 86 years of age.
The daughter of the late Frank and Kathryn Hoar O'Keeffee, she was born August 10, 1914, in New York City. She was the widow of Joseph I. Cole who died April 20, 1996.
Mrs. Cole was a member of St. Anthony's R.C. Church in Yulan and a volunteer for the Deborah Children's Hospital in Heightstown, N.J.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, William J. and Terri Cole of Eldred and Kevin B. and Ann Cole of Waterloo, Mont.; a sister, Sister Mary Loyola of Staten Island; four grandchildren, April Blaut of Barryville, Adam Cole of Fort Lewis, Wash., and Ashley Cole and Andrew Cole, both of Eldred; a great-grandson, Mitchell Blaut of Barryville; and several nephews.
A Mass of the Resurrection will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony's R.C. Church in Yulan with the Rev. Evan Greco officiating.
Burial will be made in St. Anthony's Cemetery in Eldred.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Gray-Rasmussen Funeral Home in Barryville.

Florence C. Haggerty
Homemaker, 81

Florence Christine Drake Blaine Haggerty of Honesdale, Pa., died September 15, 2000, at her home, following an illness. She was 81 years of age.
The daughter of the late Edward and Loretta Whitbeck Drake, she was born June 1, 1919, in Cochecton Center. She was the widow of Asa Blaine Sr. and Milton Haggerty.
Mrs. Haggerty attended the Cochecton Center one-room school. At the age of sixty, she went back to college and received her real estate license. She first worked for T.P. McGinnis Real Estate and later on Royal Realty until she retired. She then worked for the American Cancer Society until becoming ill in July.
She is survived by a daughter, Frances Blaine DeGroat of Hawley, Pa.; two brothers, Emmet Drake of Coudersport, Pa., and Joseph Drake of Hornell; a sister, Mabel Brock of Narrowsburg; eight grandchildren, Jennifer Weller, Erick Cobourn, Clinton Blaine, Julie Swendsen, Charles Blaine, Vera Schofield, Angela Pfeil and David Blaine; 13 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sons, Joseph Blaine and Asa Blaine Jr, and a granddaughter, Laura Lee Blaine.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Hessling Funeral Home, 428 Main St., Honesdale, Pa., with Pastor Robert Paquet of the Hankins Assembly of God Church officiating.
Interment will be made in the Indian Orchard Cemetery, Texas Township, Pa.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wayne Unit, American Cancer Society, 627 Main St., Honesdale, Pa.

Ellenor L. Keesler
Ret. Telephone Clerk, 83

Ellenor L. Keesler, a 60-year resident of Frankford Twp., N.J., and a retired clerk for the former United Telephone Company (Sprint) after 26 years of service, died Friday, September 15, 2000, at the Newton (N.J.) Memorial Hospital. She was 83 years of age.
The daughter of the late Harold and Clara Smith Lee, she was born in Bloomfield, N.J. She was the widow of Leonard Keesler who died November 2, 1988.
After retiring from the telephone company, Mrs. Keesler worked eight years as a cashier at the Exxon Station Ross's Corner in Augusta, N.J.
Mrs. Keesler was a member of the Frankford Township Senior Citizens and an acitve member of Christ Episcopal Church of Newton.
She is survived by a daughter, Judith Gordon of Hampton Township, N.J.; and a grandson, Kevin Gordon of Pompton Plains, N.J.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. at the Wood Funeral Home, 16 Main St., Branchville, N.J.
Private burial of the cremains will be made at a later date in the Fosterdale Methodist Cemetery in Fosterdale.
Donations may be made to Christ Episcopal Church, 62 Main St., Newton, N.J. 07860 or to the Frankford Plains United Methodist Church, 99 Plains Rd., Augusta, N.J. 07822.

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