February 1, 2002
Burton R. Prince
Ret. Equip. Oper., 70
Burton R. Prince, a 7-year resident of Smallwood and a former lifelong resident of Monroe, died at his home on Wednesday, January 30, 2002, after a long illness. He was 70 years of age.
The son of the late R.B. and Hattie Travis Prince, he was born May 15, 1931, in Monroe.
Mr. Prince was retired from his position as a heavy equipment operator for the Town of Monroe Highway Department and Charles Bailey and Co. He was a veteran of the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife of almost 50 years, Joan Miller Prince, at home; four daughters, Jeri Marie Hubych of Venus, Tex., Kathy Turnbull of Blooming Grove, Laurie Prince of Highland Mills and Vera Brower of Monroe; a brother, Gerald Prince of Monroe; a sister, Doris Vanderlinda of New Jersey; 22 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, George and Merwin Prince.
Friends may call at the Ramsay's Funeral Home, 3534 State Route 55, Kauneonga Lake, on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at the funeral home at 1 p.m.
Cremation will be made at the Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope.
Nellie Meacham of East Branch, a 30-year area resident, died Sunday, January 27, 2002, at her home. She was 89 years of age.
The daughter of the late John M. and Isabelle Crawford Meacham, she was born March 26, 1912, in Napoli.
She is survived by many friends and neighbors.
Services were held Thursday at the Harris Funeral Home in Roscoe with the Rev. Donald Baker officiating.
Burial was made in the East Branch Cemetery in East Branch.
Joseph Call Sr.
Crane Operator, 59
Joseph Call Sr. of Bloomingburg, a crane operator for Cruz Construction in Holmdel, N.J., died Sunday, January 27, 2002, at his home. He was 59 years of age.
The son of the late Benjamin Harry and Genevieve Ludwig Call, he was born July 28, 1942, in Haverstraw.
Mr. Call was a member of the Operators Engineer Local 825 in Springfield, N.J.
He is survived by his wife, Sheila Jankowski Call, at home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sheila and Jaime Dulac of Sayre, Pa., and Joann and Eric Mattfeld of Middletown; a son and daughter-in-law, Joseph Jr. and Joni Call, at home; two sisters, Theresa Wygant of South Carolina and Marie Morgan of Warwick; four brothers, John Call of Greenville, Larry Call of the state of Florida, Gary Call of Bloomingburg and Frank Call of Bethel; five grandchildren, Vanessa Maurizzio, Crystal Woods, Troy Joseph Call, Jason Call and Tyler Robert Mattfeld; and two stepchildren, Courtney Dulac and Curtis Daniel Lewis.
Services were held Wednesday at the Lazear-Smith and Vander Platt Memorial Home in Warwick.
Burial was made in the Bloomingburg Rural Cemetery.
Donations may be made to the Bloomingburg Fire Department, P.O. Box 279, Bloomingburg, N.Y. 12721.
Charles Rogler, 83
Funeral services for Charles Rogler of Endwell, age 83, were held Thursday in Endwell.
The son of the late Jacob and Maude Rogler, who operated a store adjoining the Hotel Claire in Youngsville, he spent his youth in Youngsville.
Ret. Manager, 83
Dominick Guida of Livingston Manor, a retired manager for Consolidated Laundries and a 22-year area resident, died Monday, January 28, 2002, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. He was 83 years of age.
The son of the late Peter and Mamie LaRosa Guida, he was born October 30, 1918, in New York City.
Mr. Guida is survived by his wife, Ann Linden Guida, at home; three sons and daughters-in-law, Donald and Patricia Guida of Ridge, Raymond and Adrienne Guida of South Huntington and Gary and Jon Guida of Massachusetts; a daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Christopher Kennedy-Nolle of Bedford; two brothers, James and his wife, Connie Guida, of Vermont, and Rudolph Guida of Alabama; a sister, Mildred Vitti of Bethpage; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Burial will be made in St. Aloysius Cemetery in Livingston Manor.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Herbert C. Bryant Funeral Home in Livingston Manor.
Ret. Nurses Aide, 93
Agnes Gabus of Lubbock, Tex., a nurses aide for 8 1/2 years when she resided in New York State, died Monday, January 28, 2002, in Lubbock. She was 93 years of age.
Born in Henrietta, Tex., on October 9, 1908, she married George Henry Gabus in 1930.
Mrs. Gabus was active in Civil Defense during World War II. She was a member of Radiology and Chemical Defense Service for Delaware County. Mrs. Gabus attended the Bellaire Baptist Church in Lubbock, Tex.
She is survived by four sons, John Gabus of Lubbock, Tex., Benjamin Gabus of Lexington, S.C., Joseph Gabus of Bowie, Tex., and James Gabus of Liberty; a daughter, Pauline Gabus of Lubbock, Tex.; and ten grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents, a brother and a sister.
Services will be held in Lubbock on Friday at 10 a.m. at Abbey Chapel of the Resthaven Funeral Home with the Rev. Scott Edmondson officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bellaire Baptist Church, 5514 34th St., Lubbock, Tex. 79490.
Ret. Secretary, 82
Olga Horvath of Bloomingburg, a retired secretary for Fellezer Engineer, died Saturday, January 26, 2002, at the Horton Medical Center in Middletown. She was 82 years of age.
The daughter of the late Michael and Jaroslawa Hupalowski Tkach, she was born May 5, 1919, in Allentown Pa. She was married to Eugene S. Horvath in 1952 in Bloomingburg.
Mrs. Horvath was a graduate of Washington Irving High School in New York City. She was a founding member and the first president of the Bloomingburg Fire Department's Ladies Auxiliary. She was also a member of the Bloomingburgh Restoration Foundation, a member of the Bloomingburg Grange, a board member of the Association of Lithuanian Workers, a member of the American Cancer Society and a member of various other community organizations.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth (Horvath) and James Duvoli, and two grandchildren, Sara and Michael Duvoli, all of Bloomingburg; a brother, William Tkach of Rochester; a niece, Susan Tkach of Rochester; a nephew, Conrad Tkach of the state of Florida; and close family friends, Ronald Dailey and his family, of Argyle, Wisc.
Friends may call on Friday at the Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc., 130 Highland Ave., Middletown.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.
Cremation was made at the Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bloomingburgh Restoration Foundation, Rt. 17 M, Bloomingburg, N.Y. 12721.
Mabel Stanton of Livingston Manor, a longtime area resident and a homemaker, died Monday, January 28, 2002, at her home. She was 77 years of age.
The daughter of the late Oscar and Vera Longspauch Stanton, she was born January 24, 1925, in Glen Spey.
She is survived by a sister, Grace Stanton of Wappingers Falls.
Services will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the Harris Funeral Home, West Street at Buckley, Liberty, with the Rev. Donald Baker officiating.
Burial will be made in the Liberty Cemetery in Liberty.
Hvy. Equip. Oper., 60
Joseph Gorczynski of Westtown, the former owner of the Sundown Inn in Pine Island and a heavy equipment operator for Calmart Construction in Florida, N.Y., died Wednesday, January 30, 2002, at St. Clare's Hospital in Sussex, N.J. He was 60 years of age.
The son of the late Sylvester and Frances Zemke Gorczynski, he was born February 22, 1941, in Poland.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Chardavoyne Gorczynski of Westtown; two daughters, Cindy Dunlop of Oak Ridge, N.J., and Kim Spangenburg of Hamburg, N.J.; six grandchildren, Melissa, Michael and Sarah Dunlop of Oak Ridge, N.J., and David, Travis and Nicole Spangenburg of Hamburg, N.J.; two sisters, Bernadette Bigert of Pine Island and Theresa Piccirilli of Bloomingburg; five brothers, Constanty "Connie" Gorczynski of Cornwall, John S. Gorczynski of Pine Island, Edward S. Gorczynski of Florida, N.Y., Kazimierz "Cas" Gorczynski of the state of Florida, and Louis Gorczynski of Westtown; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Leonard and Chester Gorczynski, and a sister, Ursula Buda.
Friends may call at the T.S. Purta Funeral Home, 690 County Route #1, Pine Island on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Stanislaus Church in Pine Island.
Burial will be made in St. Stanislaus Cemetery in Pine Island.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.