July 10, 2001
Wal-Mart Emply., 65
James F. Maxwell of Claryville, an employee of Wal-Mart in Monticello, a former employee of Kutsher's Country Club and a former resident of Grahamsville, died Wednesday, July 4, 2001, of injuries received in an automobile accident. He was 65 years of age.
The son of the late James L. and Hellen Ada Sisco Maxwell, he was born April 10, 1936, in Suffern.
He is survived by his wife, Myrtle Hart Maxwell, at home; a daughter, Debbie Maxwell, at home; two sons, Charles Maxwell, at home, and Timothy Maxwell of Phillipsport; two brothers, William Maxwell of New Jersey and Richard Maxwell of Phillipsport; two sisters, Anita Maxwell and Mary Dusenberry, both of Phillipsport; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by a son, James Allen Maxwell.
Services were held Friday at the Colonial Memorial Funeral Home in Ellenville.
Cremation was private.
Retired Cook, 86
Josephine Wallace of Monticello, a retired cook for the Monticello Central Schools and a longtime area resident, died Thursday, July 5, 2001, at the Sullivan County Adult Care Center in Liberty. She was 86 years of age.
The daughter of the late Johnson and Lula Stone Robertson, she was born October 25, 1914, in Chatham, Va.
Mrs. Wallace was a member of the First Baptist Church of Monticello and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Jack J. Wallace, at home; a son, Allan C. Wallace of Philadelphia, Pa.; a step-daughter, Barbara Randolph of Richmond, Va.; a brother, Van Robertson of Philadelphia, Pa.; four sisters, Jebbie of Washington, D.C., Marie of Monticello, Dora of Philadelphia, Pa., and Frances of the Bronx; two grandchildren, Lindsay and Kiley Wallace; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church, Liberty Street, Monticello, with the Rev. James Matthews officiating.
Burial will be made in the Sullivan County Veterans Cemetery in Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Monticello, Liberty St., Monticello, N.Y. 12701.
Funeral arrangements were made by the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home in Monticello.
Edith G.G. Klemm, 94
Ret. NY Telephone Co.
Edith Grace Gardiner Klemm of Spokane, Wash., a former resident of Liberty, died Tuesday, June 12, 2001, in Spokane, Wash. She was 94 years of age.
The daughter of the late Andrew Jackson and Grace Hamilton Gardiner, she was born June 3, 1906, in Providence, R.I. She was the widow of George Alfred Klemm who died in 1968.
A former art teacher in Liberty Schools, she worked for 20 years in the telephone company from which she retired. Mrs. Klemm was a member of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by three daughters, Grace Anne Holden of Bow, N.H., Anita Seibert of Liberty and Edith L. Turk of Spokane, Wash.; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Gerhard Alfred Klemm who died in 1993.
Cremation was private.
Private burial of the cremains will be made in the Liberty Cemetery at a later date.
Local arrangements were made by the Ramsay's Funeral Home in Liberty.
Catherine K. Miller
Catherine Kessler Miller, a lifelong Sullivan County resident and a resident at the Waterside Retirement Assisted Living Facility in Sarasota, Fla., died there Thursday, July 5, 2001. She was 90 years of age.
The daughter of the late Simon and Anna Kessler, she was born October 29, 1910, in Fremont Center. She was the widow of Dr. M. Edward Miller who died in 1976.
Before moving to Sarasota two years ago, Mrs. Miller had resided in Roscoe and Jeffersonville for 50 years and had been active in the Jeffersonville Senior Citizens and the Delaware Valley Senior Citizens in Callicoon, and the United Methodist Church of Jeffersonville.
She is survived by three children, Dr. Edward D. Miller and his wife, Susan of Binghamton, Richard J. Miller of Anchorage, Alaska, and Anne Miller Harned and her husband, William Sr. of Sarasota, Fla.; four grandchildren, Kimberly Miller Morse of Bronxville, Deborah Miller of Portland, Oreg., William Harned Jr. of Washington, D.C. and Bryan Harned of Atlanta, Ga.; and four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother, Clarence Kessler, and two sisters, Helen Collart and Teresa Goodrow.
A memorial service will be held at the Jeffersonville United Methodist Church on Saturday, July 21, at 11 a.m.
Burial of the cremains will be made in Riverview Cemetery in Roscoe.
Memorial contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 414, or the Jeffersonville Ambulance Corps, P.O. Box 396, both at Jeffersonville, N.Y. 12748.