August 14, 2001
William C. Hauber
William C. Hauber of Thompsonville, a retired painter, died Thursday, August 9, 2001. He was 83 years of age.
The son of the late Adolf and Anna Banble Hauber, he was born May 6, 1918, in Schorndorf, Germany.
A former officer of the German Lufwaffe, Mr. Hauber was an outstanding craftsman with a talent for interior decorating. He studied at the Kunst Academie in Stuttgart, Germany, and was an apprentice painter with many of the renowned artists in Germany during his youth.
He brought his love of painting with him to the United States in 1951 and began his own business, painting the homes of many loyal customers.
In a family statement, it was said, "He was a dignified, courageous man who will be missed by many friends."
Mr. Hauber is survived by his wife, Hertha Hauber, at home; two daughters, Anne Marie Hauber-Williams and Lucy Hauber; and a granddaughter, Niccole Anne Young. He was predeceased by a brother, Adolf Hauber, and two sisters, Martha Stieglitz and Frieda Harer.
There will be no visitation.
Burial of the cremains will be made later.
Carlo J. Scala
Daytop Director, 68
Carlo J. Scala of Swan Lake, a 28-year area resident and the director of operations for the Sullivan County Division of Daytop Village, died Thursday, August 9, 2001, at the Westchester County Medical Center in Valhalla. He was 68 years of age.
The son of Rose Mandella Scala and the late Vincent Scala, he was born May 10, 1933, in New York City.
In a family statement, it was said, "He was fond of snowmobiling and his Thursday night card game with his friends and his Daytop family."
He is survived by his mother of Liberty; his wife of 20 years, Juliet Matthews Scala, at home; and a niece, Dina Galante. He was predeceased by a brother, Thomas Scala.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Monday at St. Peter's Church in Liberty with Monsignor Edward Straub officiating.
Burial was made in Laurel Hill Cemetery in White Sulphur Springs.
Memorial contributions may be made to Daytop Village, 54 West 40th St., New York, N.Y. 10018.
Funeral arrangements were made by Ramsay's Funeral Home in Kauneonga Lake.
Louis J. Arieta
Ret. Therapy Aide, 74
Louis J. Arieta of Westbrookville, a retired therapy aide for the Middletown Psychiatric Center in Middletown, died Thursday, August 9, 2001, at his home, after a long illness. He was 74 years of age.
The son of the late Gayetano and Isabella Barrious Arieta, he was born October 27, 1926, in Manhattan.
A World War II veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a member of American Legion Post #151 in Middletown.
Mr. Arieta is survived by his wife, Anne Helt Arieta, at home. He was predeceased by two brothers, Albert and Francis Arieta.
Graveside services and burial of the cremains will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the Hillside Cemetery in Middletown.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Sullivan and Orange County, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550.
Robert A. Lowe, 46
Dean Const. Employee
Robert A. Lowe of Monticello, a 23-year area resident and an employee of Dean Construction in Neversink, died at the Horton Medical Center in Middletown on Thursday, August 9, 2001. He was 46 years of age.
The son of Eva Avery Lowe and the late John Lowe, he was born March 5, 1955, in New Castle, Ind.
Mr. Lowe was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving from 1972 to 1974.
He is survived by his mother of Indianapolis, Ind.; his wife, Carolyn Lowe, at home; three daughters, Barbara Lowe of Hurleyville, Shawna Lowe of South Fallsburg and Amy Lowe, at home; a brother, Gerald "Butch" Lowe of Indianapolis, Ind.; four sisters, Faye Lowe and Jenny Johnson, both of Indianapolis, Ind., Lynn Rodriques of Denton, Mich., and Jane Lowe of Mississippi; a grandson, Camron Batres; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Ronald Lowe.
Friends may call at the Ramsay's Funeral Home, 55 St. John St., Monticello, on Tuesday, from noon to 2 p.m.
Services will be held at the funeral home at 2 p.m. on Tuesday with the Rev. Robert C. Nadelen officiating.
Burial will be made in the Sullivan County Veterans Cemetery in Liberty.
Ethel L. Dolan
Ethel L. Dolan of Mountaindale, a former 48-year resident of Middletown, died Friday, August 10, 2001, in Liberty. She was 78 years of age.
The daughter of the late Theron and Mary Merrit Crawford, she was born January 2, 1923, in Middletown. She was the widow of Edward Dolan.
Mrs. Dolan was a member of the United Methodist Church in Woodridge.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald and Darlene Dolan of Wurtsboro and Donald and Jodi Dolan of Mountaindale; four grandchildren, Crissy, Rebecca, Tiffini and Donald Dolan Jr.; a great-grandson, James Thomas; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Ralston-Lippincott- Hasbrouck-Ingrassia Funeral Home, 72 West Main St., Middletown.
Burial will be made in Hillside Cemetery in Middletown.
Ret. Businessman, 87
Sidney Roffman of South Fallsburg, a retired owner/operator for over 45 years of Sid's Cigar Store in South Fallsburg and a lifelong area resident, died Friday, August 10, 2001, at his home. He was 87 years of age.
The son of the late Samuel and Lillian Roffman, he was born April 5, 1914, in South Fallsburg.
He was a member of the South Fallsburg Hebrew Association and a 60-year-plus member of the Fallsburg Fire Department.
Mr. Roffman is survived by his wife, Esther Gelber Roffman, at home; two daughters, Sandra Wallach of Woodridge and Laura and her husband, Bernard Kasper, of New York City; and a grandson, Ian Paul Wallach of Woodridge. He was predeceased by a brother, Philip Roffman and a granddaughter, Mara Leigh Modlin.
Services were held Sunday at the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home in Monticello with Rabbi Isaac Gottlieb officiating.
Burial was made in the South Fallsburg Hebrew Association Cemetery in Glen Wild.
Cynthia L. Hewett
Cynthia L. Hewett of Middletown, a bookkeeper for Pyramid Corporation in the Galleria in Middletown and a lifelong area resident, died Friday, August 10, 2001, at the Montgomery Nursing Home in Montgomery. She was 46 years of age.
The daughter of Raymond E. and Ida Lewis Hewett, she was born October 30, 1954, in Tuxedo.
She is survived by her parents of Middletown; a daughter, Aja Van Dunk of Middletown; three brothers and two-sisters-in-law, Robert Hewett of Valley Cottage, Raymond and Cathy Hewett of Sloatsburg and Ralph and Dawn Hewett of Pine Bush; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Lisa and Steve Stuhmer of Pine Bush and Ronda and Stephen Rodvansky of Bloomingburg; four uncles; five aunts; the family's good friend, Diane Robinson; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush Funeral Home, 117 Maple Ave., Monroe with the Rev. Eileen M. Daunt officiating.
Burial will be made in Seamanville Cemetery in Monroe.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 417 East Main St., Middletown, N.Y. 10940.