October 10, 2000
Ret. Bartender, 87
Martin "Marty" Diamond of Monticello, a retired bartender for the Concord Hotel, a retired court officer in the Sullivan County Courts and a 44-year area resident, died Wednesday, October 4, 2000, at the Seelig Division of Community General Hospital in Harris. He was 87 years of age.
The son of the late Israel and Fannie Barnett Diamond, he was born December 14, 1912, in New York City.
A veteran, Mr. Diamond was a member of the Jesse Brams Post No. 209, Jewish War Veterans; the Landfield Avenue Synagogue and the Monticello Elks Lodge #1544, all in Monticello.
He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Sampson Diamond, at home; two daughters, Irene Greenfield of Monticello and Joan Diamond of San Francisco, Calif.; two grandchildren, Joseph Greenfield and his wife, Bonnie and Suzanne Lieberman and her husband, Barry. He was predeceased by three brothers.
Graveside services and burial were held Friday at the Landfield Avenue Synagogue Cemetery in Monticello with Rabbi Ben Zion Chanowitz officiating.
Shiva will be observed at 73 Liberty Street, Monticello.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Family Council of the Sullivan County Adult Care Center, Infirmary Road, Liberty, N.Y. 12754.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home in Monticello.
Ret. Attendant, 85
Dominick F. Mingolla of Middletown, a retired attendant at the state hospital in Middletown and a lifelong area resident, died Thursday, October 5, 2000 at St. Teresa's Nursing Home in Middletown. He was 85 years of age.
The son of the late Dominick and Maria Ciaccia Mingolla, he was born February 24, 1915, in Middletown.
Mr. Mingolla was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Middletown.
He is survived by a brother, Angelo Mingolla of Middletown; two sisters, Rose Perrello of Middletown and Justine Deitz of Roscoe; and 11 nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph's Church in Middletown.
Interment will be made in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Middletown.
Salad Chef, 61
Frank Bowman of South Fallsburg, a salad chef at the Gilbert Hotel and a more than 40-year area resident, died Monday, October 2, 2000, at his home. He was 61 years of age.
He was born January 31, 1939, in Philadelphia, Pa.
Mr. Bowman was a member of the South Fallsburg Baptist Church.
He is survived by many friends from the community and fellow employees.
Services were held Sunday at the Colonial Memorial Funeral Home in Woodbourne with the Rev. Anthony Black officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, South Fallsburg, N.Y. 12779.
DMV Supervisor, 63
Mary Adamek of Barryville, a supervisor for the Department of Motor Vehicles in Monticello (DMV) and a lifelong area resident, died Friday, October 6, 2000, at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York City. She was 63 years of age.
The daughter of the late Eugene and Helen Clouse O'Neill, she was born December 23, 1936, in Eldred.
Mrs. Adamek was a member of St. Anthony's R.C. Church and the Yulan Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, both in Yulan, and chairman of the Democratic Committee, Town of Highland.
In a family statement, it was said, "Mary was an avid bowler and enjoyed Las Vegas and Atlantic City casinos."
She is survived by her husband, Walter Adamek, at home; and a son, Terry Adamek of Winchester, Va.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home in Port Jervis with the Rev. David Cramer officiating.
Burial will be made in St. Anthony's Cemetery in Eldred.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Eldred American Legion Ambulance Corps, Eldred, N.Y. 12732.
Richard Hughs, 49
Owned Redifun Corp.
Richard Hughs of Grapevine, Tex., the owner/operator of Redifun Corp. in Texas, a flight simulators company, died Wednesday, October 4, 2000, in Grapevine. He was 49 years of age.
The son of Arnold and Eleanor Hannay Hughs, he was born August 21, 1951, in Monticello.
He is survived by his parents of Dunnellon, Fla.; his wife, Kim Carnahan Hughs, a son, Ryan Hughs, and a daughter, Hannah, all at home; two sisters, Renee Somers of Monticello and Gwynne Blum of Wall, N.J.; a brother, Robert Hughs of New York; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Tuesday in Texas.
A memorial service is being planned in Dunnellon, Fla.
Local arrangements were made by the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home in Monticello.
Machine Oper., 53
Errol "Leroy" Morris of Monticello, a machine operator at VAW in Ellenville, died Saturday, October 7, 2000, at the Seelig Division of Community General Hospital in Harris. He was 53 years of age.
He was born August 2, 1947, in St. Vincent's, West Indies.
He is survived by his mother, Joyce Morris of Monticello; a son, Kevin Morris of Monticello; and an aunt, Olga "Toy" Libert of Monticello.
Friends may call at the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home, 195 Broadway, Monticello, on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m.
A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Peter's R.C. Church in Monticello with the Rev. Robert Ginel officiating.
Interment will be made in St. Peter's Cemetery in Monticello.
Karen Redden of Monticello, a homemaker and lifelong area resident, died Thursday, October 5, 2000, at the Seelig Division of Community General Hospital in Harris. She was 31 years of age.
The daughter of James Waters and the late Thelma Williams Waters, she was born February 10, 1969, in Monticello.
She is survived by her father of Monticello; a son, Bobby Waters, and a daughter, Thelma McCreary, both at home; a sister, Sharon Miller of Monticello; and several aunts, uncles and cousins, including Ruth Williams of New York City.
Friends may call at the First Baptist Church, Liberty Street, Monticello, from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wedneday at the church with the Rev. Daniel Zabaleta officiating.
Burial will be made in the Rock Ridge Cemetery in Monticello.
Funeral arrangements were made by the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home in Monticello.