July 17, 2001
Memorial Service for
A Memorial Service will be held for Yvonne McAuley of Livingston Manor, who died July 1, 2001, on Saturday, July 21, at 1 p.m. at the Herbert C. Bryant Funeral Home, 29 Pearl St., Livingston Manor, with the Rev. Robert Hoag officiating.
Margaret Hickey, 87
Stock Exchange Retiree
Margaret Hickey of Glen Spey, retired from the New York Stock Exchange and a longtime area resident, died Saturday, July 14, 2001, at the Chervier Pavilion in Warwick. She was 87 years of age.
The daughter of the late John and Margaret O'Brien Malone, she was born January 10, 1914, in New York City. She was the widow of Michael J. Hickey who died October 5, 1995.
Mrs. Hickey was a member of Sacred Heart Church in Pond Eddy.
She is survived by four sons, Daniel Hickey of Peru, N.Y., John M. Hickey of Barryville, Patrick Hickey of Glen Spey and Thomas Hickey of Dunwoody, Ga.; four daughters, Mary Walsh of Tompkins Cove, Phyllis McGlone of Ocala, Fla., and Mary T. Helleis and Catherine Marulis, both of Sunnyside, Queens; 35 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by four sons, William M. Hickey, Thomas J. Hickey, Michael Hickey and Joseph Hickey.
Friends may call at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, 100 East Main St., Port Jervis on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home followed by a Mass of the Resurrection at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph's R.C. Church, Matamoras, Pa.
Burial will be made in St. Anthony's Cemetery in Eldred.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Amy Lueking-Hickey Fund, c/o Matthew Hickey, 6563 Finch Court, Ft. Collins, Colo. 80525.
Dorothy B. Fargo
Dorothy B. Fargo of Livingston Manor, a homemaker and a longtime area resident, died Friday, July 13, 2001, at her home. She was 86 years of age.
The daughter of the late Henry E. and Flossie Martin Barrows, she was born August 9, 1914, in Maine, N.Y.
She was a 1934 graduate and alumni of Practical Bible College in Johnson City.
Mrs. Fargo is survived by her husband, Rev. Harry Markham Fargo, at home; a daughter, Sheila Schleiermacher of Livingston Manor; two sisters, Gladys Meredith Kaufman of South Fallsburg and Bethyl Sheable of Livingston Manor; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter, Donna Fargo Frank, a grandson, two sisters and a brother.
Services were held Sunday at the Herbert C. Bryant Funeral Home in Livingston Manor with the Rev. Carl Caskey officiating.
Cremation was made at the Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church, c/o AnnMarie Hicks, P.O. Box 653, Neversink, N.Y. 12765.
Sara Katz, 75
Sara Katz of Monticello, the retired co-owner and operator of Katz Restaurant in Monticello and a longtime area resident, died Thursday, July 12, 2001, at the Northeast Center for Special Care in Kingston. She was 75 years of age.
The daughter of the late Max and Chana Tuxiero Solomovicz, she was born June 12, 1926, in Romania. She was the widow of Moshe Katz who died in June of 1997.
Mrs. Katz is survived by a son, Ivan Katz of Monticello; two grandchildren, Maximillian and Andrew Katz; and two sisters, Golda Schmuelli and Cicci Cohen, both of Israel.
Services were held Friday at the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home in Monticello with Rabbi Ben Zion Chanowitz officiating.
Burial was made in the Brotherhood Cemetery in Monticello.
Ret. Technician, 81
John Baldwin of Middletown, a retired oil burner technician for West Shore Oil in Walden, died Wednesday, July 11, 2001, at his home, after a long illness. He was 81 years of age.
The son of the late Charles and Catherine Lechnar Baldwin, he was born September 9, 1919, in the Town of Wallkill.
In a family statement, it was said, "He was a wonderful husband and father, always quick with a joke and ready for a good time."
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Wanda Herbert Baldwin, at home; a daughter and son-in-law, Arlene and Bill Potter of Callicoon Center; a son and daughter-in-law, John L. and Linda Baldwin of Middletown; four sisters, Dorothy Bright and Sophie Sechrist, both of Middletown, Josephine Sibley and her husband, John, and Anna Cooper, all of Montgomery; four grandchildren, Brett, Shondelle, Tonya M. and Sabrina Baldwin; their mother, Betty Baldwin; two step-grandsons, Arthur and Todd Roescher and their wives; a great-grandson, Tyler Baldwin; six great-step-grandchildren, Justin, Austin, Cody, T.J. and Raquel Roescher and Raymond Stalley II; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Russell L. Baldwin.
Memorial services were held Saturday at the Morse Funeral Home in Middletown.
Burial was made at the Hamptonburgh Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 452 East Main St., Middletown, N.Y. 10940.
Dixie L. Pierpoint
Medical Secy., 50
Dixie L. Pierpoint of Livingston Manor, a medical secretary and a lifelong area resident, died Friday, July 13, 2001, at her home. She was 50 years of age.
The daughter of William J. and Jean Decker Smith, she was born March 24, 1951, in Liberty.
She is survived by her parents of Livingston Manor; her husband, Mark S. Pierpoint, at home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael S. and Shannon Pierpoint, stationed in Germany with the U.S. Army, and Matthew S. and Heather Pierpoint of Livingston Manor; a sister, Caroline Roser of Livingston Manor; and four grandchildren, Michael, Alexandria, Ariella and Emily.
A memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Livingston Manor United Methodist Church with the Revs. Dorothy Smith and Kathryn Loizeaux officiating.
Cremation was made at the Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Livingston Manor Volunteer Ambulance Corps, P.O. Box 1, Livingston Manor, N.Y. 12758 or to Hospice of Sullivan County, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550.
Genna Watson of Lawrenceville, Ga., died Thursday, July 12, 2001, at the age of 12.
The daughter of Gene and Mari Watson, she was born July 30, 1988, in Harris.
She last attended Sweetwater Middle School.
In a family statement, it was said, "Genna was a beautiful girl who brought joy and sunshine into everyone's life who was privileged to meet her, in spite of her neurological problems. Rejoicing is great in heaven and sorrow is heavy on all her family and friends' hearts."
She is survived by her parents, four sisters, Maleigh, Kaelyn, Lexi and Gabryele, and a brother, Paul Watson, all at home; and her paternal grandparents, Rev. and Mrs. Harry K. Watson of Monticello.
Services were held Monday at Colonial Woods Baptist Church in Lawrenceville, Ga., with the Rev. Harry K. Watson and the Rev. Michael H. Reynolds officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Colonial Woods Baptist Church Building Fund, 371 Lester Road, Lawrenceville, Ga. 30044.
Emma B. Haase
Emma B. Haase, a lifelong resident of Damascus, Pa., died Sunday, July 8, 2001, at her home following a bout with breast cancer. She was 90 years of age.
The daughter of the late John R. and Blanche Woodley Buckingham, she was born November 2, 1910. She was the widow of Alfred H. Haase who died in 1969.
In a family statement, it was said, "She was a housewife, teacher, dress designer, farmer, baker, weaver and a great Mom, grandmother and great-grandmother. She could handle a truck, farm tractor or shotgun as well as pots and pans, needles and thread."
Mrs. Haase graduated from Honesdale High School and attended Stroudsburg State Teachers' College. After her marriage, she helped process and market fresh fruit and eggs for H. Haase Orchards Inc., and AL-EM Farms. She produced jams and jellies that were sold under the H. Haase Orchards label. She also designed and made gowns, dresses and other women's clothing. She made colorful braided and hooked rugs, weaving rugs until recently in spite of suffering with severe arthritis in her hands and feet for the past 50 years.
She taught Sunday School and sang in the choir of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Narrowsburg for many years. Mrs. Haase played the piano very well and had beautiful penmanship. She was a loyal Republican.
A member of the Wayne County Historical Society, the Beach Lake Methodist Church and AARP, she was also a past member of the Glen Cove Cemetery Board, Citizens for the Preservation of Our National Heritage and the Ladies Aid Society of Milanville, Pa.
Mrs. Haase is survived by three children, Helen Schult of Cockeysville, Md., Frederick Haase of Beach Lake, Pa., and Richard Haase of New York City; three grandchildren, Tammy Gasker of Honesdale, Pa., Alfred Haase in seminary at Versaille, Kty., and Karl Schult of Lutherville, Md.; three great-grandchildren, Kristian Gasker, Jessica Schult and Robert Schult; and a nephew, Herman Huber of Honesdale, Pa.
There will be no visitation.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Beach Lake United Methodist Church in Beach Lake, Pa. All are welcome to attend.
Following the service, burial of the cremains will be made in the Glen Cove Cemetery in Narrowsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wayne County Historical Society, Box 446, Honesdale, Pa. 18431 or to the Beach Lake United Methodist Church, RR 2, Box 1015, Beach Lake, Pa. 18405.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Rasmussen Sons Funeral Home in Narrowsburg.
Judith "Judy" Messenger of Monticello, a 40-year area resident, and a secretary for the Town of Thompson supervisor, died Saturday, July 14, 2001, at her home. She was 56 years of age.
The daughter of Helene Ostrowski Lindstadt and the late Edward Lindstadt, she was born April 18, 1945, in Queens.
Mrs. Messenger was a member of St. Peter's R.C. Church in Monticello.
She is survived by her husband, LeRoy "Roy" Messenger, at home; her mother of Smallwood; a daughter, Jamie Yonker of Monticello; a brother, Edward Lindstadt Jr. of Monticello; a niece, a nephew and several aunts and uncles.
Graveside services and burial were held Monday at the family plot at the Messenger Cemetery in Monticello.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Sullivan and Orange, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550.
Arrangements were made by the Ramsay's Funeral Home in Monticello.
Ethel D. Morse
Ethel D. Morse, a former resident of Johnson and Liberty and a retired employee of the Dairylea Company in Liberty, died Friday, July 13, 2001, at Middletown Park Manor in Middletown. She was 89 years of age.
The daughter of the late Wright and Carrie Grant Denman, she was born July 28, 1911, in Livingston Manor. She was the widow of Harry Morse who died in 1965.
Mrs. Morse was a member of the Slate Hill Pacers.
She is survived by a son, Harry B. Morse Jr. of Liberty; a daughter, Ruth Ann Simpson of Johnson; and a grandchild, Rori Morse. She was predeceased by four brothers, Aquilla, Lewis, Robert and Fred Denman, and a sister, Grace Barnhart.
Services were held Monday at the Ramsay's Funeral Home in Liberty with the Rev. Donna Lepsky officiating.
Interment was made in the family plot at the Rural Cemetery in Grahamsville.
Bagel Co. Emply., 54
J.B. Simmons of Monticello, an employee of the Bagel Bakery in Monticello, died Thursday, July 12, 2001, at the Seelig Division of Community General Hospital in Harris. He was 54 years of age.
The son of Arthur Simmons and the late Jesse Mae Giles Simmons, he was born September 17, 1946, in Greenville, Ala.
He is survived by his father of Greenville, Ala.; his companion, Donna Terepening; eight daughters, Alice Simmons, Robin Simmons Pruden, Sherry Pace, Wanda Pace Edwards, all of Monticello, Shanova Merchant of South Fallsburg, Jessica Simmons of Queens, Xavier Simmons of Philadelphia and Gloria Colon of New Jersey; five sons, Willie Pace of Monticello, Mustafa Muhammed of Sayerville, N.J., Shawn Barnes of Livingston Manor, Sammy VanDunk of upstate New York and Jimmy Colon of Livingston Manor; a godson, Michael Cloud; 10 brothers, 12 sisters, 17 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call at the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home, 195 Broadway, Monticello, on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Services will be held at noon on Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. Willie Smith officiating.
Burial will be made in Rock Ridge Cemetery in Monticello.
Virginia J. Lloyd
Virginia J. Lloyd of Roscoe, a homemaker and a former resident of Highland Falls, died Thursday, July 12, 2001, at the Seelig Division of Community General Hospital in Harris. She was 79 years of age.
The daughter of the late Henry J. and Sarah Toohey Rivercamp, she was born April 27, 1922, in Goshen. She was the widow of John W. Lloyd.
Mrs. Lloyd was a member of Sacred Heart Church in Highland Falls.
She is survived by several cousins. She was predeceased by two sons, John S. Lloyd and Joseph G. Lloyd.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Church, 353 Main St., Highland Falls, with the Rev. Michael P. McLoughlin officiating.
Burial will be made in Peacedale Cemetery in Highland Falls.
George R. Hinkley
George R. Hinkley of Roscoe, a sexton at St. Aloysius Church in Livingston Manor and a lifelong area resident, died Sunday, July 15, 2001, at the Seelig Division of Community General Hospital in Harris. He was 71 years of age.
The son of the late George R. and Mary Elizabeth Marshall Hinkley, he was born October 20, 1929, in Peaksville. He was the widower of Anne Marie Hinkley.
A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, Mr. Hinkley was a member and past commander of the Harold Wood Post No. 5911, Veterans of Foreign Wars, in Roscoe, and a past commander of the Sullivan County Council VFW. He was also a member of St. Aloysius R.C. Church in Livingston Manor.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Cozzo Hinkley, at home; two brothers, Peter Hinkley and Donald Hinkley, both of Livingston Manor; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Herbert C. Bryant Funeral Home, 29 Pearl St., Livingston Manor, on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Aloysius R.C. Church in Livingston Manor with the Rev. Alfred Croke officiating.
Burial will be made in St. Aloysius Cemetery in Livingston Manor.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Aloysius Church, Livingston Manor, N.Y. 12758 or to the American Diabetes Association, 200 White Plains Rd., Suite 523, Tarrytown, N.Y. 10591.
Helen T. Malarky
Helen Theresa Malarky of Newburgh, a homemaker and a longtime area resident, formerly of Long Island, died Thursday, July 12, 2001, at Vassar Brother's Hospital in Poughkeepsie. She was 72 years of age.
The daughter of the late Nelson Lewis and Ann Pickering, she was born December 22, 1928, in the Bronx.
Mrs. Malarky was a member of Degree of Pocohontas, Long Island Council.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Francis and Sandra Malarky of Newburgh; two brothers, Richard Russell of Buffalo and Robert Russell of Virginia Beach; and a granddaughter, Kimberly Dawn Malarky of Monticello.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the DiDonato Funeral Home, 1290 Rt. 9W, Marlboro, with Father Edward Bader of St. Mary's Church officiating.
Burial will be made in St. Mary's Cemetery in Marlboro.
Charles W. Fowler Jr.
Ret. Sign Painter, 81
Charles W. Fowler Jr. of Cuddebackville, a self-employed sign painter, died Saturday, July 14, 2001, at the Orange County Residential Health Care Facility in Goshen. He was 81 years of age.
The son of the late Charles and Hazel Galpin Fowler, he was born June 15, 1920, in Waterbury, Conn.
A United States Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Ridgebury Presbyterian Church.
Mr. Fowler is survived by his wife, Linda Fowler, at home; three sons, Miles Fowler of Idaho, David Fowler of Kansas and Charles Fowler III of Middletown; two daughters, Karen Langlitz of Middletown and Penny Downing of Burlingham; a brother, Ralph Fowler of Poughkeepsie; two sisters, Luella Fowler of Rhinebeck and Jeannette Williamson of Poughkeepsie; 13 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Ridgebury Presbyterian Church with the Rev. David VanDonkelaar and the Rev. William Wildemann officiating.
Burial will be made in the Orange County Veterans Cemetery in Goshen.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ridgebury Presbyterian Church Mission Fund.
Ret. Chambermaid, 66
Eileen Bowman of Kiamesha Lake, a 15-year area resident and a former chambermaid at the Concord Hotel, died Monday, July 16, 2001.
She is survived by her husband, Jim Bowman, and a son, Patrick Joseph, both of Kiamesha Lake; a daughter, Tammi Guilfoyle and her husband, Patrick, of Miami, Fla., two grandchildren; a brother, William Calhoun of Ambler, Pa.; a sister, Ann Dyman of Willow Grove, Pa., and best friends, Pat and Tony Russo of Wurtsboro Hills.
There will be no visitation.
Cremation will be made.
A complete obituary will be printed in the July 20 issue of the Sullivan County Democrat.