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November 14, 2000

Miriam E. Mintz
Ret. Teacher, 87

Miriam E. Mintz of South Fallsburg, a 68-year area resident and a teacher in the Fallsburg Central School system for 35 years, died Thursday, November 9, 2000, at the Seelig Division of Community General Hospital in Harris. She was 87 years of age.
The daughter of the late Rose and Nathan Evens, she was born March 25, 1913, in Manhattan. She was the widow of Hyman E. "Bucky" Mintz who died in 1966. Her late husband had served as Assistant Attorney General of New York State and was Sullivan County's Assemblyman in Albany from 1952 to 1964.
Mrs. Mintz, after attending Montauk Junior High School and New Utrecht High School, graduated from Hunter College. At the age of 19, she joined her sister in Fallsburg and began teaching at the local high school.
Mrs. Mintz was an organizer and a past president of the South Fallsburg Chapter of Hadassah. She was a 50-year plus member of the South Fallsburg Hebrew Association and was honored last year for her support and the example she set as an elder in the community.
She is survived by two children, Nathana M. Rosen of Rock Hill and New York and Ward L.E. Mintz of Brooklyn and Accord; three grandchildren; a sister, Beatrice Rosen; two sisters-in-law, including Eve D. Evans; two nieces and a nephew and their children. She was predeceased by a brother, Bert Evans, who died in 1967.
Services were held Friday at the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home in Monticello.
Burial was made in the South Fallsburg Hebrew Association Cemetery in Glen Wild.
Memorial contributions may be made to the South Fallsburg Hebrew Association Synagogue, South Fallsburg, N.Y. 12779.

Vincent Ferreri, 47
Owned Plumbing Co.

Vincent Ferreri of Greenwood Lake, president and owner of V & C Plumbing & Heating Inc. in Monroe, and a 23-year area resident, died Wednesday, November 8, 2000, at St. Luke's Hospital in Newburgh. He was 47 years of age.
The son of James and Marie Rebecca Ferreri, he was born May 5, 1953, in Brooklyn.
He is survived by his wife, Christine J. Porco Ferreri, at home; his parents of Bloomingburg; a son, Vincent Ferreri of Central Valley; a daughter, Lisa M. Ferreri of Greenwood Lake; and two sisters, Marie Ungro of Flushing and Catherine Santora of Bloomingdale, N.J.
Cremation was made at the Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Greenwood Lake Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Greenwood Lake, N.Y. 10925.

Judy M. Quick
Interior Designer, 65

Judy McBride Quick of Boca Raton, Fla., an interior designer, died Monday, November 13, 2000, in Montgomery. She was 65 years of age.
The daughter of the late Donald P. and Edna Knapp Hammond, she was born April 27, 1935, in Middletown.
Mrs. Quick spent most of her life in Orange County.
She is survived by her husband, Robert A. Quick, at home; two daughters, Donna Vassello of New York and Jacqueline McBride, Esq., of Montgomery; two sons, Jeff McBride of Las Vegas, Nev., and Clay Patrick McBride of New York City; a brother, Craig Hammond of Portland, Ore.; and four grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Donovan Funeral Home, 82 S. Church St., Goshen, on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. John The Evangelist R.C. Church, 71 Murray Ave., in Goshen, followed by private interment.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y 12550.

Anna T. Anderson
Ret. Supervisor, 80

Anna T. Anderson of Montgomery, a retired supervisor for Avon Products in Suffern and a longtime area resident, died Thursday, November 9, 2000, at the Orange County Residential Health Care Facility. She was 80 years of age.
The daughter of the late Thomas and Amelia Brizza De Pola, she was born October 15, 1920, in Brooklyn.
Mrs. Anderson attended St. Mary's Church in Montgomery. She and her husband started the Lady Lake (Fla.) Chapter of the Disabled American Veterans where she served as president of the Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by her husband, Paul R. Anderson, at home; two daughters, Joyce Ciccone of Walden, and Paula De Muria and her husband, Jim, of Montgomery; a son, Frank Anderson of Bloomingburg; five grandchildren, Kim Didinsky of Woodridge, Dina Ciccone of Walden, Gina De Muria of Montgomery, and Keith and Ashley Anderson of Bloomingburg; three great-grandchildren, Rachel Ciccone and Judith and Samuel Didinsky; a nephew, Joseph Mingione; and a niece, Jean Schaffer.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Monday at St. Mary's Church with Father Joseph D. Sullivan officiating.
Burial was made in St. Anastasia Cemetery in Harriman.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association Mid-Hudson Chapter, Freedom Executive Park, 22 Freedom Plains Road, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12603.

Francis Gordon
Ret. Corr. Offc., 61

Francis "Gib" Gordon of Woodbourne, a retired correctional officer at the Woodbourne Correctional Facility in Woodbourne and a 35-year area resident, died Saturday, November 11, 2000, at the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, after a long illness. He was 61 years of age.
The son of Caroline LaCasse and the late George Gordon, he was born June 4, 1939, in Whitehall.
Mr. Gordon was active in the community and was recognized for his service when he was named 1987 Man of the Year for S.A.D.D., received the 1986 Community Award from the Woodbourne Board of Fire Commissioners and 1984 Manager of the Year from the Fallsburg Little League. He served as secretary of AFL/CIO Local Council 1151 from 1978-79, was a charter member of the Woodbourne Activities Committee in 1983, chairman of the Town of Fallsburg's Youth Commission in 1987 and co-chairman of the Sullivan County Sports Association in 1996.
In a family statement, it was said, "Although he was taken from us too soon and will be missed dearly, we will remember and cherish always the love, support and commitment he gave to his family, friends and community. His memory endures forever."
Mr. Gordon is survived by his wife, Vera Gordon, at home; his mother of Whitehall; four children, Jeffrey Gordon of Woodbourne, Maria Gordon Shydlo and her husband, Brian, of Pelham, Carol Anne Arriaga and her husband, George, of Dayton, N.J., and Christopher Gordon of Auburn; a grandson, Justin Arriaga; and two brothers, Kenneth LaCasse of Cambridge and Lester Gordon of Whitehall.
Friends may call at the Colonial Memorial Funeral Home, Main St., Woodbourne, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Immaculate Conception Church in Woodbourne with Father John Lynch officiating.
Burial will be made in Hillside Cemetery in Woodbourne.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Immaculate Conception Church, Woodbourne, N.Y. 12788.

Jean C. Berube, 64
Ret. Horse Trainer

Jean Charles Berube of Bullville, a retired horse trainer and driver and a 30-year area resident, died Thursday, November 9, 2000, at the Horton Medical Center in Middletown. He was 64 years of age.
The son of Charles and Jeanned'Arc Bruyere Berube, he was born May 14, 1936, in Quebec, Canada, and emigrated to the U.S. where he met his wife, Georgia.
Jean and Georgia trained and drove race horses all over the U.S., finally settling in Bullville in 1970 with his family on a small 23-acre farm. His career spanned 40 some years in the Standard Bred racing industry, racing at Yonkers, Roosevelt, the Meadowlands and Monticello raceways.
A former member and trustee of Harmony Baptist Church, Mr. Berube later became a member of the Congregational Church of Howells where he served a term as deacon, held home church meetings and participated in the Mid-Hudson Tres Dias movement. He was instrumental in the beginning of Touch the World Ministries and was a great encouragement to others in their faith.
He is survived by his wife, Georgia Berube, at home; a daughter, Jeannine; two sons, Jon and Jason; a daughter-in-law, Tammy; his siblings, Lise, Carmelle, Jean-Marc, Lucie and Rita; and his wife's family, Glen and Glenda Baxley.
Services will be held at noon on Tuesday at Harmony Baptist Church, Route 211, Middletown.
Interment will be made in the Bloomingburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Congregational Church of Howells, P.O. Box 141, Howells, N.Y. 10932, designated for Missions/Berube.

Arthur G. Winter
Ret. Carpenter, 79

Arthur G. Winter of Monroe and Cochecton, a retired carpenter and 15-year area resident, died Friday, November 10, 2000, at his home. He was 79 years of age.
The son of the late Arthur G. and Cartherine Berzler Winter, he was born August 27, 1921, in Brooklyn. He was the widower of Margaret Hartigan Winter who died October 4, 1994.
A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of American Legion Post No. 488 in Monroe and the AARP.
Mr. Winter is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Kathleen Rallo and Nancy and Jerry Kick, all of Monroe; a brother-in-law, Richard Hartigan; a sister-in-law, Eleanor Farrell; nine grandchildren, Jack and Melissa Rallo of Chester, Gerard and Jeanne Kick of Mahopac, Helena and Tito Seda of Monroe, Christopher and Kim Kick of Stratford, Conn., and Matt Kick of Monroe; five great-grandchildren, Felicia, Michael, Jessica, Robert and Christopher; and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Monday in the Chapel of the Sacred Heart in Monroe.
Cremation was private at the Oxford Hills Crematory in Chester.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550.

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