February 20, 2001
Anna Ruff of Middletown, a homemaker, died Thursday, February 15, 2001, at the Horton Medical Center in Middletown. She was 90 years of age.
The daughter the late Stephen and Anna Bella Lind, she was born July 31, 1910, in New York City. She was the widow of Caspar Ruff.
Mrs. Ruff is survived by two sons, Stephen Ruff of Middletown and Peter Ruff of Covina, Calif.; a daughter, Rose Strang of Monticello; twelve grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Caspar Ruff.
Services and burial were private.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.
Alma G. Coney
Alma G. Coney of Liberty, a homemaker and a lifelong area resident, died Friday, February 16, 2001, at the Walnut Mountain Care Center in Liberty. She was 91 years of age.
The daughter of the late John and Minnie Jennings Schoonover, she was born June 13, 1909, in Hancock. She was the widow of Ira Da Vall and Anthony Coney Sr.
Mrs. Coney had been an employee of Oakley Cleaners in Monticello for many years.
She is survived by a son, Ira Da Vall and his wife, Priscilla "Pat," and a daughter Barbara King and her husband, George, all of Ferndale; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a grandson, George King, who died in 1976.
Services were held Monday at the Harris Funeral Home in Liberty with the Rev. Donald Baker officiating.
Burial will be made in the Liberty Cemetery in the spring.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Catskill Dialysis and Renal Disease Center, Inc., Port Jervis Rd., Monticello, N.Y. 12701.
Mildred Kimble of Liberty died Thursday, February 15, 2001, at the Sullivan County Adult Care Center in Liberty. She was 83 years of age.
The daughter of the late Frank and Mildred Comadina Nagoda, she was born September 1, 1918, in Carbondale, Pa. She was the widow of Walter Kimble.
She is survived by two sisters, Rose Weigand of Woodbourne and Eleanor Pryor of Oregon; a brother, William Nagoda of Monticello; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three brothers and a sister.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sullivan County Adult Care Family Services Unit, Infirmary Road, Liberty, N.Y. 12754.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Colonial Memorial Funeral Home in Woodbourne.
Mary L. Kimball
Mary L. Kimball of Parksville, a homemaker and a lifelong area resident, died Friday, February 16, 2001, at the Grover M. Hermann Division of Community General Hospital in Callicoon. She was 88 years of age.
The daughter of the late Michael and Eva Red Suskey, she was born January 7, 1913, in Parksville. She was the widow of Bruce Newton Kimball who died August 17, 1944.
Mrs. Kimball is survived by a sister-in-law, Beulah Le Roy and a nephew, Newton Kimball, both of Parksville.
Graveside services and burial were held Monday at the Liberty Cemetery in Liberty with the Rev. Robert C. Nadelen officiating.
Arrangements were made by the Ramsay's Funeral Home in Liberty.
Margaret "Molly" Gucciardo of Newburgh, a homemaker and a lifelong area resident, died Saturday, February 17, 2001, at her home. She was 68 years of age.
The daughter of the late Harold and Rose Meehan Bennett, she was born in Roseton (Town of Newburgh) on August 31, 1932.
At 16, she was a teacher of CCD at Our Lady of Mercy Church in Roseton and continued to teach at St. Mary's Church in Marlboro for many years. She was a member of the Legion of Mary in Marlboro and served as a volunteer at Our Lady of Comfort in Newburgh for many years.
She is survived by her husband, Anthony Gucciardo, at home; two daughters, Marybeth Lancione and Eileen Flemming, both of Orlando, Fla.; two sons, Anthony Gucciardo of Palm Beach, Fla., and James Gucciardo of Newburgh; three sisters, Rosemary Bennett of Boston, Mass., Alice Bowman of Newburgh and Kathleen Wassi of Eldred; three brothers, Lawrence Bennett of Newburgh, John Bennett of New Windsor and Robert Bennett of Marlboro; five grandchildren, Nicole Landerway, Kristie Gucciardo, Brittany Flemming, Kimberly Gucciardo and Arlene Gucciardo; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three sisters, Mary Bennett, Joan Hutlock and Helen Clarke and two brothers, James Bennett and William Bennett.
Friends may call at the Engel Funeral Home, 5319 Route 9W, Newburgh, on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Mercy Church in Roseton with the Rev. Jing Shau Xu officiating.
Burial will be made in St. Mary's Cemetery in Marlboro.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Orange County Unit, Wisner Professional Building, 407 East Main St., Middletown, N.Y. 10940 or Hospice of Orange County, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550.
Bradley C. Fabia
Bradley Christopher Fabia of Monticello, a student at the Center for Discovery in Harris and a lifelong area resident, died Sunday, February 18, 2001, at the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla. He was 12 years of age.
The son of Christopher R. Fabia and Laura J. Ormsby Kolvenbach he was born November 6, 1988, in Poughkeepsie.
In a family statement, it was said, "Bradley has accomplished many achievements through the love and support of the many great people at the Center for Discovery."
He is survived by his father of Mountaindale; his mother and step-father, Todd Kolvenbach, of Monticello; a brother, Darryl Fabia, a sister, Madison Fabia, a step-brother, Todd Kolvenbach and a step-sister, Nicole Kolvenbach, all of Monticello; his maternal grandparents, Ronald and Dorothy Ormsby of Wappingers Falls; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and nurses who loved him very much.
Friends may call at the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home, 195 Broadway, Monticello, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Services will be held at noon on Wednesday at the White Lake Presbyterian Church with the Rev. David Coon officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Center for Discovery, P.O. Box 840, Harris, N.Y. 12742.