November 3, 2000
Margit V. Seccia
Margit V. Seccia of Equinunk, Pa., died on Tuesday, October 31, 2000, following an illness. She was 86 years of age.
The daughter of the late Villie and Svea Nielsen Larsen, she was born October 24, 1914, in Copenhagen, Denmark.
A devoted housewife for 60 years, she helped her husband maintain his Boy Scout tenure during their marriage. She immigrated from Denmark to Brooklyn in August of 1929 and met her husband in 1930. They moved to Pine Mill in 1968. She loved crocheting and knitting and visited at the Senior Citizens Center every Friday.
Mrs. Seccia was a member of St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Parish and attended St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Rileyville. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary to American Legion Post #765 in Lookout, Pa.
She is survived by her husband, Anthony John Seccia, at home; two sons, Frank Seccia and John Seccia, both of Brooklyn; a daughter, Bethann Seccia of Brooklyn; seven grandchildren, Lisa, Patricia, Andrea, Peter, John, Marc and Bethann; nine great-grandchildren, Amanda, Nicholas, Anthony, Mallory, Richard, Thomas, Arnold, Derek and Farrah. She was predeceased by two brothers, Henry and William Larsen, and a sister, Gerta Wiley.
Friends may call at the Arthur A. Bryant Funeral Home, 1228 North Main Street, Honesdale, on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's Church in Rileyville.
Interment will be made in the Pine Mill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.
Jennie Zalewski of Valley Stream, a former Bloomingburg resident, died Saturday, October 28, 2000.
She is survived by a son, Richard Zalewski; two daughters, Regina DeMarino and Roberta Trombley; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was the widow of Victor Zalewski.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Wednesday at St. Paul's R.C. Church in Bullville.
Interment was made in the Bloomingburg Rural Cemetery in Bloomingburg.
Helen L. Chernick
Helen Last Chernick, formerly of Monticello, died Sunday, October 29, 2000, in K'far Saba, Israel. She was the widow of Jack Chernick.
Mrs. Chernick is survived by four children, Alice, Andrew, Miriam Israel and Bonnie Epstein; and six grandchildren, Adina, Rina, Ben, Gila, Hilah and Ariel.
For more information, call 212-866-0386.
Donna E. Clark, 51
Donna E. Clark of Roscoe, a longtime resident of Jeffersonville, died Wednesday, November 1, 2000, at the Wilson Memorial Hospital in Johnson City. She was 51 years of age.
Funeral arrangements, by the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Jeffersonville, are incomplete at press time.
Anne C. Stoll
Anne C. Stoll, a 43-year resident of Liberty and a retired secretary for Applebaum & Eisenberg in Liberty, died at her home on Tuesday, October 31, 2000.
The daughter of the late William and Frances Frey Stoll, she was born in Brooklyn.
Ms. Stoll was a member of St. Peter's Church in Liberty.
She is survived by a niece, Mildred Eckert of Morganville, N.J.; three cousins, Adele Gray and Nina Coy, both of Naples, Fla., and Susan Hurt of Cadiz, Kty.; and several special friends, including Bernard and Mae Goldman of Liberty and their families. She was predeceased by a brother, William Stoll Jr.
Friends may call at the Ramsay's Funeral Home, 275 S. Main St., Liberty, on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. Peter's Church, 264 N. Main St., Liberty, on Saturday at 10 a.m. with Monsignor Edward Straub officiating.
Burial will be made in St. Peter's Cemetery in Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Sullivan County, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550.
Regina K. Baker
Ret. from Horton, 67
Regina K. Baker of Middletown, a retired employee of Horton Medical Center and a lifelong area resident, died Wednesday, November 1, 2000, at her home. She was 67 years of age.
The daughter of the late Wilbur and Edna Miller, she was born December 25, 1932, in Middletown. She was the widow of James E. Baker Sr.
Mrs. Baker was a member of St. Joseph's Church in Middletown and the Auxiliary of the Marine Corps League.
She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, James E. Jr. and Pamela and Mike and Roseanne Baker, all of Bloomingburg, and Keith and Melanie Baker of Middletown; four daughters and two sons-in-law, Susan and Robert Sherman, Tammy and Ray Smith, and Brenda Johnston, all of Middletown, and Karen Erickson of Otisville; a sister, Edna Carbone of Harpursville; a brother, John Miller of Middletown; 11 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Vernon Miller.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Ralston-Lippincott-Hasbrouck-Ingrassia Funeral Home in Middletown.
Burial will be made in the Wallkill Cemetery in Phillipsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange in the Hudson Valley, Inc., 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550 or to the American Cancer Society, 6725 Lyons St., P.O. Box 7#, East Syracuse, N.Y. 13057.