September 25, 2001
William Cutler Sr.
Ret. Instructor, 71
William H. Cutler Sr. of Jeffersonville, a retired 27-year carpentry instructor at Sullivan County BOCES, died Thursday, September 20, 2001, at the Seelig Division of Community General Hospital in Harris. He was 71 years of age.
The son of the late Harold B. Cutler and Helen Evalyne Cranse Decker, he was born September 23, 1929, in Fair Oaks.
Mr. Cutler was a member of the New York State United Teachers Association and Cornell Cooperative Extension Farm Bureau. He was also a former member of the Free and Accepted Masons, and a U.S. Air Force veteran.
In a family statement, it was said, "He was a loving husband, father and friend. He was a teacher that was held in the highest regard by his students. He loved history, the outdoors and carpentry."
He is survived by his wife, Olga A. Melicharek Cutler, at home; a son, William H. Cutler II of Cuddebackville; a brother, Charles Cutler of Mt. Hope; a sister-in-law, Suzanna Melicharek of Jeffersonville; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Martin and Verna Melicharek of California; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Jeffersonville with Pastor Kristen Anderson officiating.
Cremation will be made at the Twin Tiers Crematory in Endicott.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Lutheran Church of Jeffersonville or the Jeffersonville First Aid Squad, both at Jeffersonville, N.Y. 12748.
Earl G. Ehrle
Ret. Bldg. Contr., 86
Earl G. Ehrle of Monticello, a lifelong area resident and a well-known building contractor, died Thursday, September 20, 2001, at his home, after a long illness. He was 86 years of age.
The son of the late Louis and Ethel Grant Ehrle, he was born September 15, 1915, in New York City. He was the widower of Helen Panchyshyn Ehrle who died May 17, 1999.
A World War II veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a member of Ruddick Trowbridge American Legion Post #73 in Monticello and a life member of the Jackson Hunting Club in Monticello.
Mr. Ehrle is survived by a son, Stephen Ehrle of Paia, Hawaii; and a daughter, Bobbi Will of Deerfield Beach, Fla. He was predeceased by a brother, Alan Ehrle.
Funeral services were held Monday evening at the Ramsay's Funeral Home in Monticello with Pastor Gene Smith officiating.
Cremation was private at the Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope.
Burial of the cremains will be made at a later date in the Sullivan County Veterans Cemetery in Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be made to Make-a-Wish Foundation, P.O. Box 29119, Phoenix, Ariz. 85038 or to a charity of one's choice.
Dora M. Sparling
Ret. Receptionist, 83
Dora M. Sparling of Cuddebackville, a longtime area resident and a retired receptionist at Occupations Inc. in Middletown, died Saturday, September 22, 2001, at the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla. She was 83 years of age.
The daughter of Gladys Platt DeGroat and the late Millard DeGroat, she was born September 1, 1918, in Cornwall-on-Hudson. She was the widow of Melvin Sparling who died in 1964.
She is survived by her mother of Cuddebackville; a son and daughter-in-law, Chester and Joann Sparling of Glen Spey; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Beverly and Richard Walsh of Liberty, Barbara and John Cisco of New Providence, Pa., and Gladys Turell of Cuddebackville; nine grandchildren, Dawn Marie Dalsass of Bethpage, L.I., Chester Sparling Jr. of Glen Spey, Patricia Kelvasa of Howells, Jean Rhall of Mt. Vision, Charles Cisco of Shenandoah, Pa., Sue Ann Roten of New Providence, Pa., Michelle Trimble of Holtwood, Pa., Daniel Turell of Port Jervis and Lisa Doty of Westtown; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m.Tuesday at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, 100 East Main St., Port Jervis with the Rev. Peter A. Rustico officiating.
Burial will be made in the Westbrookville Cemetery in Westbrookville.
Irene D. Quick
Ret. Postmistress, 78
Irene D. Quick of Wawarsing, a former postmistress for the Wawarsing Post Office and a lifelong area resident, died Thursday, September 20, 2001, at the Northeast Center for Special Care in Lake Katrine. She was 78 years of age.
The daughter of the late William and Effie Bell Terwilliger Dunn, she was born October 3, 1922, in Wawarsing. Mrs. Quick was the widow of Glenford Quick.
Mrs. Quick was a member of the former Wawarsing Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary and was a home health care aide in the Ellenville area.
She is survived by four sons, Bruce Quick and Randall Quick, both of Wawarsing, Glenn Quick of Ellenville, and Carl Quick of Malone; two daughters, Carolyn Shamro of Ulster Heights and Susan Waldman of Woodbourne; 20 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Hazel Townsend of Schenectady and Mildred Moshier of Woodbourne; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Loucks Funeral Home, Rt. 209, Ellenville, on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon.
Funeral services will be held at noon on Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Peggy Ann Sauerhoff officiating.
Burial will be made in the Pine Bush Cemetery in Ellenville.
Nancy A. Lord
Ret. Assembler, 65
Nancy A. Lord of Port Jervis, a retired assembler for Kolmar Labs Inc., in Port Jervis and a lifelong area resident, died Friday, September 21, 2001, at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis. She was 65 years of age.
The daughter of the late William and Margaret Helms Lord, she was born October 16, 1935, in Port Jervis.
Miss Lord was a communicant of St. Mary's R.C. Church in Port Jervis.
She is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Bobbi and Robert Gramling, and a brother, William Lord, all of Port Jervis; two nieces, Kim Caufield of Port Jervis and Lisa Amato-Golden of South Fallsburg; a grand-niece and three grand-nephews.
Funeral services were held Monday at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home in Port Jervis with the Rev. John J. Turi officiating.
Burial was made in the Rural Valley Cemetery in Cuddebackville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Port Jervis Deerpark Humane Society, Route 209, Port Jervis, N.Y. 12771.
Ret. Electrician, 89
Alex Kavleski, a 31-year resident of Port Pierce, Fla., and former Liberty resident, died Thursday, September 20, 2001, at the Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in Florida. He was 89 years of age.
He was born May 5, 1912, in New York City.
Prior to retirement, Mr. Kavleski was an electrician for IBEW Local 363 in New York for 24 years.
He is survived by his wife, Anna Kavleski of Ft. Pierce, Fla.; four sons, John Kavleski, Alex Kavleski Jr. and Paul Kavleski, all of Liberty, and Victor Kavleski of Woodbourne; a daughter, Leona Van Etten of Ft. Pierce, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; a brother, Fred Kavleski of Bushville; and a sister, Lillian Hutchinson of Liberty. He was predeceased by a brother, John Kavleski.
Funeral services were held Monday, followed by interment at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Fort Pierce, Fla.
Helen Manpel of Deerfield Beach, Fla., a former resident of Spring Glen, died Monday, September 17, 2001. She was 78 years of age.
The daughter of the late Morris and Becky Bloom, she was born July 26, 1923, in New York City. She was the widow of Theadore Manpel.
She is survived by two sons, Lloyd and his wife, Judy, of Spring Glen, and Michael of Kingston; two daughters, Terry Franklin and her husband, Dennis, of Deerfield Beach, Fla., and Anita of Liverpool; a brother, Samuel Bloom of Boynton Beach, Fla.; four sisters, Ann Schnell, Sylvia Cohen and Mollie Feldman, all of Florida, and Blanche Friedman of Swan Lake; a granddaughter, Rebecca Manpel; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Rae Sands.
Services were held in Deerfield Beach, Fla., on Thursday.
Anna E. Weyrauch
Home Care Provider, 57
Anna E. Weyrauch of Fishs Eddy, a home care provider for New York State Mental Health in Walton and an employee for many years at the Roscoe Nursing Home, died Thursday, September 20, 2001, at her home. She was 57 years of age.
The daughter of Esther Wormuth Ebert and the late Vincent Ebert, she was born October 20, 1943, in Middletown.
A graduate of Roscoe High School, Mrs. Weyrauch was a member of the Cinderella Bowling League and a Girl Scout leader. She was a former member of the East Branch Auxiliary.
She is survived by her husband, William A. Weyrauch of Fishs Eddy; her mother of East Branch; a son, Yancey Brown of East Branch; a daughter, Amy Brown of Gregorytown; three step-sons, William A. Weyrauch Jr. of Long Eddy, James C. Weyrauch of Fishs Eddy and Jeffrey M. Weyrauch of Henderson, Nev.; eight grandchildren; six brothers, Clarence Ebert of Middletown, Walter Ebert of Long Beach, N.C., Robert Ebert of Beacon, Tucker Ebert of Middletown, Chris Ebert of East Branch and David Johnson of Bradenton, Fla.; two sisters, Debbie Craft and Julie Vernold, both of East Branch; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and several dear friends. She was predeceased by a brother, Vincent Paul Ebert who died in 1976.
Funeral services were held Sunday at the Henderson-Biedekapp Funeral Chapel in Hancock with Rev. Earl Pomeroy and Rev. Paul Cicio of East Branch Community Church officiating.
Burial was made in Partridge Island Cemetery in Fishs Eddy.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hancock Rescue Squad, Hancock, N.Y. 13783 or to the Catskill Area Hospice.
Joseph Sarnicola, 60
Ret. Tax Map Draftsman
Joseph A. Sarnicola of Mongaup Valley, a retired tax map draftsman for the Sullivan County Real Property Tax Department and a 15-year area resident, died Thursday, September 20, 2001, at his home. He was 60 years of age.
The son of the late Joseph L. and Yolanda DeSimone Sarnicola, he was born February 17, 1941, in Astoria.
A veteran of the U. S. Army, Mr. Sarnicola served from 1963 to 1965.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Rosalie "Roe" Spero Sarnicola, at home; a daughter and son-in-law, Dina and Tom of Monticello; a son and daughter-in-law, Dan and Laura Sarnicola of Bethel; five grandchildren, Jami, Brandon, Thomas, Taylor and Anthony; a sister, Yolanda Gregor and her husband, Zeljko of Scotch Plains, N.J.; his mother-in-law, Ann Spero of Mongaup Valley; a brother-in-law, James Spero of Morristown, N.J.; a niece and five nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Saturday at St. Peter's R.C. Church in Monticello.
Interment was made in the Sullivan County Veteran's Cemetery in Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Inc., 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550.
Funeral arrangements were made by the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home in Monticello.
Stephen I. Ray, 57
Stephen I. Ray of Littleton, N.H., died Wednesday, September 12, 2001, at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center after a brief illness. He was 57 years of age.
The son of Betty M. Anderson Ray and the late Ira D. Ray, he was born August 4, 1944, in Roscoe.
Before moving to New Hampshire, the Ray family lived in Fernwood (Long Eddy R.D.) and Stalker, Pa.
Most recently employed by the Town of Franconia, N.H., he was a veteran of the Vietnam War.
He is survived by his wife, Kimberly Baird Ray, at home; a son, Rick Ray of Bethlehem, N.H.; a daughter, Teresa Husson of Twin Mountain, N.H.; his mother and step-father Sherman Ehrich of Ellenville; six sisters, Brenda Boudreau of Littleton, N.H., Lana Gwyn of Conway, S.C., Robin Martin of Hinsdale, N.H., Betty J. Daft of Littleton, N.H., Lori A. Murphy of Bethlehem, N.H., and Dawn M. Haynes of Weare, N.H.; a brother, Jonathan I. Ray of Brazil, Ind.; six grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services were held September 17 at the Pillsbury Funeral Home in Littleton, N.H., with the Rev. Lyn O. McIntosh officiating.
Burial was made in the Glenwood Cemetery in Littleton, N.H.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Arbor Day Foundation, 211 North 12th St., Lincoln, Neb. 68508.
Jeanne M. Hagerty
Ret. Beautician, 89
Jeanne M. Hagerty of Roscoe, a retired beautician and a longtime area resident of Roscoe and Walton, died Thursday, September 20, 2001, at the Seelig Division of Community General Hospital in Harris. She was 89 years of age.
The widow of Alexander E. Hagerty, who died January 28, 1992, she was born July 11, 1912, in South Barre, Mass.
Mrs. Hagerty attended Riverside Alliance Church in Walton and was an avid reader.
She is survived by dear friends, including Hazel and Bob Lambrigger of Horton Brook.
Services were held at the Harris Funeral Home in Roscoe with the Rev. Edward Lowell officiating.
Burial was made in the Walton Cemetery in Walton.
Charles Maxwell, 21
Building Supply Emply.
Charles "Chuckie" Maxwell of Claryville, an employee of Superior Building Supply in Neversink, died suddenly on Friday, September 21, 2001, as the result of injuries received in an ATV accident. He was 21 years of age.
The son of Myrtle Hart Maxwell and the late James Francis Maxwell, he was born May 30, 1980, in Harris.
A 1998 graduate of Tri-Valley Central School, he was a member of the FFA and a member of the Grahamsville First Aid Squad.
He is survived by his mother and a sister, Debbie Maxwell, both of Claryville; a brother, Timothy Maxwell of Phillipsport; his maternal grandmother, Rosetta Hart of Jeffersonville; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and many dear friends.
Funeral services were held Monday evening at the Colonial Memorial Funeral Home in Ellenville with the Rev. Paul Z. Rutter officiating.
Cremation was private.
Ret. Truck Driver, 61
Dennis Ray Baudendistel of Hudson, Fla., a retired truck driver and member of the RSR Teamsters Union, died Saturday, September 22, 2001, at his home. He was 61 years of age.
The son of the late Merl and Lela Baudendistel, he was born July 24, 1940, in Callicoon. He was the widower of Marlene Lane Baudendistel.
He is survived by five sons, Dennis Baudendistel Jr. and his wife, Becky, and Cliff Baudendistel, all of Middletown, Michael and his wife, Karen, of Ridgebury, Keith Baudendistel and his wife, Gabrielle of Phillipsport and Michael Conklin of Hudson, Fla.; three daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Darrell Decker of Mount Hope, Lori and Jonathan Reynolds of Greenville, and Terri and Jeff Galleymore of Spring, Tex.; a sister, Nancy of Dutchess County; 11 grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Ralston-Lippincott-Hasbrouck-Ingrassia Funeral Home, 72 West Main St., Middletown, on Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Burial will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hernando-Pasco Hospice, Inc., 12107 Majestic Blvd., Hudson, Fla. 34667.
Dr. Vincent Annunziata
Ret. Cardiologist, 95
Dr. Vincent Annunziata of Clearwater, Fla., formerly of Brooklyn and Newtown, Conn., and a retired cardiologist and former Director of Medicine at St. Mary's Hospital in Brooklyn, died Sunday, September 23, 2001, at the Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater, Fla.
Born in Terzigno, Italy, he came to the United States as an infant in 1906. He was the widower of Dorothy Lynch Annunziata.
Dr. Annunziata was a former Chief of Staff at St. John's Hospital in Brooklyn and was on staff at Fairfield Hills Hospital in Newtown, Conn. He was a former past president and founder of the New York Cardiological Society, a Fellow in the Brooklyn Society of Internal Medicine, a member of the American Society of Internal Medicine, the New York State Society of Internal Medicine and the Brooklyn Chapter Society of Internal Medicine.
In addition, he was also a member of the Kings County Medical Society, New York State Medical Society, the American Medical Association, a Fellow in the American College of Cardiology and a Fellow in the American College of Chest Physicians.
He is survived by a daughter, Alvera D. Williams of Clearwater, Fla.; a son, Vincent M. Annunziata of Cochecton; two sisters, Anne Palermo of Forest Hills and Nina Tumbarello of Ellicott City, Md.; two brothers, Alfred S. Annunziata of Fussen, Germany, and Joseph Annunziata of Hicksville; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. He was predeceased by five brothers, two sisters, and a great-grandson, Adam Gregory Loarca.
Friends may call at the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Callicoon on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Holy Cross Church in Callicoon with Father Ignatius Smith officiating.
Burial will be made in East Cochecton Cemetery in Cochecton.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Town of Cochecton Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Lake Huntington, N.Y. 12752.