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July 5, 2002

Cynthya I. Murry
Ret. Bookkeeper, 69

Cynthya I. Murry of Monticello, a retired bookkeeper for Allan Schachnovsky, died Sunday, June 30, 2002, at her home. She was 69 years of age.
The daughter of the late Theil and Charlotte Wallace, she was born July 6, 1932, in Middletown.
In a family statement, it was said, "She accomplished many things during her short time with us. Being a former teacher, she thrived on continuously learning and helping to educate others in many fields. She was deeply involved in the metaphysical and spiritual world and was the minister and founder of the nonprofit organization, "The Gateway to Understanding." She held classes and fairs to teach others of their own psychic abilities. She studied all religions from around the globe. She touched the hearts and souls of all who met her. She always put anyone in need before herself. She will be deeply missed and loved by all who knew her, whether it was a brief encounter or lasting relationship."
Mrs. Murry is survived by her husband, Joseph David Murry Jr., at home; seven children, Robert Cindijo, Theila, Joseph III, Charles, Matthew and Jeneva; a brother, Curtis Wallace; 28 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends around the world. She was predeceased by a son, David Francis Murry, and two brothers, Theil and Elston Wallace.
Services were held Wednesday at the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home in Monticello with the Rev. Roy Shaffer officiating.
Cremation was made at the Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the funeral home at 195 Broadway, Monticello, N.Y. 12701.

Larry Putzer
Businessman, 57

Larry Putzer of Harris, a self-employed businessman and a longtime area resident, died Monday, July 1, 2002, at the Arden Hill Hospital in Goshen. He was 57 years of age.
The son of the late Harry and Marie Putzer, he was born October 8, 1944, in Brooklyn.
Mr. Putzer was a veteran of the Vietnam War.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Kawley Putzer, at home; a son and daughter-in-law, Jason Russ and Jane Putzer of New York City; two daughters, Jill Bruna Putzer of Ellenville and Samantha Grace Putzer of Harris; and a grandson, Benjamin Putzer.
Services were held Tuesday at the Congregation Ezrath Israel Synagogue in Ellenville with Rabbi Moshe Frank officiating.
Burial was made in the Ezrath Israel Cemetery in Wawarsing.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home in Monticello.

Richard A. Wilson
Ret. Set-up Mech., 73

Richard Alfred Wilson of Narrowsburg, a former resident and a retired set-up mechanic for Kolmar Labs in Port Jervis, died Sunday, June 30, 2002, at the Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale, Pa. He was 73 years of age.
The son of the late William H. and Grace Kinney Wilson, he was born January 4, 1929, in Middletown. He was the widower of Emma Drake who died June 11, 1999.
A combat veteran of World War II and Korea, he served with the United States Navy and was a member of the Roosa-Fleming Post #161, Veterans of Foreign Wars, in Port Jervis. He was also a member of the Beaver Brook Hunting Club in Narrowsburg.
Mr. Wilson is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Gary Stewart of Port Crane; a granddaughter, Brandi Clark and her husband, Shawn; a grandson, Bertram D. Stewart IV; a great-granddaughter, Skylar; a cousin, Alton Crane, and two close friends, Ted West and Jim Doyle
Burial was made in the Wallkill Cemetery in Middletown.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 6725 Lyons St., P.O. Box 7E, East Syracuse, N.Y. 13057.

Lillian Rydzeski
Ret. Waitress, 91

Lillian M. Rydzeski of Monticello, a retired waitress at Gigi's Restaurant in Monticello, died Sunday, June 30, 2002, after a long illness. She was 91 years of age.
The daughter of the late William and Jenny Speed Campbell, she was born in Dutchess County on July 4, 1910. She was the widow of Sigmund Rydzeski.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Maureen Rydzeski of Kissimmee, Fla.; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Frances Sexton of Carmel, Florence and John Bierce of Hawthorne, Conn., Joan and Preston Stanton of Monticello, and Lillian and Thomas Hendrickson of Smallwood; a brother, Charles W. Campbell, and two sisters, Violet and Ruth Campbell, all of Texas; 17 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter, Carol Lynch, and a granddaughter, Lillian Rennison.
A Mass of Resurrection was offered Wednesday at St. Peter's R.C. Church in Monticello with the Rev. Robert Ginel officiating.
Burial was made in the Evergreen Cemetery in Bethel.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Ramsay's Funeral Home in Liberty.

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