July 12, 2002
Edith H. Muth
Retired Secy., 74
Edith H. Kautz Muth of North Branch, a retired secretary at the Albert Einstein Hospital in the Bronx, died Friday, May 24, 2002, in the Bronx. She was 74 years of age.
The daughter of the late Charles and Edna Hust Kautz, she was born July 26, 1927, in Callicoon.
She was a 1945 graduate of Delaware Valley Central School.
She is survived by a son, Mark Muth of the Bronx; a daughter, Desiree Muth of North Branch; five grandchildren; a brother, Raymond Kautz of Callicoon; two sisters, Mae Jackson of Jeffersonville and Violet Hill of North Branch; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by two brothers, Harold Kautz and Jerry Kautz.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Grace Lutheran Church in North Branch with Rev. Kristen Anderson officiating.
for Maude B. Sarles
The graveside service and burial of Maude B. Sarles of Livingston Manor, who died May 8, 2002, will be held Saturday, July 13, with the Rev. Stewart F. Pohlman officiating.
Family and friends will meet at the Herbert C. Bryant Funeral Home, 29 Pearl St., Livingston Manor, at 4 p.m. and proceed to the Orchard Street Cemetery in Livingston Manor.
George Marshall of Neversink died Thursday, July 11, 2002, at the Achieve Rehab and Nursing Facility in Liberty (formerly Walnut Mountain Care Center).
Funeral arrangements, under the direction of the Herbert C. Bryant Funeral Home in Livingston Manor, are incomplete at press time.
Marion S. Flanel
Marion Siegel Flanel, a 6 1/2-year resident of Las Vegas, Nev. and a homemaker, died Wednesday, June 26, 2002, in Odyssey Hospice in Las Vegas, Nev. She was 85 years of age.
The daughter of the late Georgia and Solomon Siegel, she was born in Livingston Manor where she resided through graduation from the Livingston Manor High School. She was the widow of Perry Flanel.
Mrs. Flanel spent most of her life in New York City, northern New Jersey and southern Connecticut. Throughout her life, she was active in sports and played basketball and tennis in her younger years and became an avid golfer later in life.
In a family statement, it was said, "She was self-educated with a keen mind and love for the classics, both in literature and music. She was an inspiration to many."
She is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Anne and Cy Plotkin of Monticello; a brother and sister-in-law, Leon and Marjorie Siegel of Livingston Manor; a daughter and son-in-law, Sheila and Rick Laney of Peoria, Ariz.; a son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Donna Flanel; four grandchildren, Brittany, 8, Brandon, 10, both of Las Vegas, Georgina Alvarez of New Haven, Conn., and Anthony Conte of Norwalk, Conn; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to Odyssey Hospice, 4011 McLeod Dr., Las Vegas, Nev. 89121.
William F. Meyer
Ret. Signal Super, 75
William F. Meyer of Monroe, a retired signal supervisor for the Erie Lackawanna Railroad in Hoboken, N.J., and a 36-year area resident, died Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at the Horton Medical Center in Middletown. He was 75 years of age.
The son of the late William F. and Catherine McLoughlin Meyer, he was born March 4, 1927, in Brooklyn.
He was a United States Air Force veteran of the Korean War, a life member and past commander of Olean Post No. 1619, Veterans of Foreign Wars, in Olean and a life member of the American Legion in Olean. He was also a member and usher for Sacred Heart Church in Monroe.
He is survived by his wife, Sylvia J. Olmstead Meyer of Monroe; two sons and a daughter-in-law, William J. and Carla Meyer of McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey and Dennis P. Meyer of Monroe; a daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Matthew Ruckert of Oakdale, Conn.; two brothers, Albert Meyer of Callicoon and James Meyer of Walden; a sister, Kathleen Maas of Carteret, N.J.; five grandchildren, Joseph Ruckert, Jessica Ruckert, Kristen Meyer, Julie Lynn Meyer and Trevor Meyer; and several nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass was offered on Saturday in the chapel of Sacred Heart Church in Monroe with the Rev. Carl D. Johnson officiating.
Burial was made in Seamanville Cemetery in Monroe.
Memorial contributions may be made to Tucker Center for Cancer Care, c/o Horton Medical Center, 60 Prospect Ave., Middletown, N.Y. 10940.
Ann E. Rudomanski, a one-year resident of Maplewood, N.J., formerly of Kearny, N.J., died Wednesday, July 3, 2002, at Winchester Gardens in Maplewood.
The widow of Dr. Victor Rudomanski, who died last year, she was born in Swan Lake and lived in Kearny for most of her life. She also had a home in Youngsville for many years.
A 1939 graduate of Long Island College Hospital School of Nursing in Long Island City, she became a registered nurse and met her future husband. In 1948 Dr. Rudomanski opened his pediatric practice in Kearny, N.J., and for the next 35 years she was his office nurse.
She is survived by a sister, Ethel McQuade; a nephew, Edward McQuade; two nieces, Marilyn Breen and Bonnie Whitford; and several grandnieces and grandnephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Salvation Army Kearny Corps, 443 Chestnut St., Kearny, N.J. 07032 or to Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey, 280 South Harrison St., East Orange, N.J. 07018.
James M. Myers
Auto Body Tech, 24
James M. Myers of Sacramento, Calif., an auto body technician for Capital Auto Body in Sacramento, died Friday, June 21, 2002, in Sacramento. He was 24 years of age.
The son of Henry and Robin Myers, he was born April 25, 1978, in Port Jervis.
Mr. Myers was a member of the Liberty Presbyterian Church in Liberty and an avid motor sports fan.
He is survived by his father of Liberty; his mother, Robin Haswaell of Sacramento, Calif.; his paternal grandparents, Norman and Cecila Myers of Liberty; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Jack and Pat Myers and Ian Myers, and two sisters and brothers-in-law, Heather and Scott Bailey and Sarah and Mike Whitton, all of Sacramento, Calif.
Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Liberty Presbyterian Church, South Main St., Liberty with the Rev. Donna Lepsky officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Liberty Presbyterian Church, Liberty, N.Y. 12754.
Rose M. Amoroso
Ret. Bookkeeper, 72
Rose M. Amoroso of Livingston Manor, a retired bookkeeper and a longtime area resident, died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. She was 72 years of age.
The daughter of the late Luigi and Gaetana Montemarano Imbriale, she was born June 26, 1930, in Brooklyn.
She had worked as a bookkeeper for several companies in New York City, including American Photograph.
In a family statement, it was said, "She served her family and others and she was well loved."
She is survived by her husband, Albert J. Amoroso, at home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Diane and Arthur Riegal of Livingston Manor and Susan and Mark Caleco of Seaford; a sister, Nettie DiCuppilo of Brooklyn; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Rocco and Frances Imbriale of Brooklyn and Henry and Mildred Imbriale of Pittsburgh, Pa.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Liberty Free Methodist Church, Route 52, Liberty, with the Revs. David McCarthy and Allen Wachter officiating.
Burial will be made in the Liberty Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Light and Life Christian School, 2535 State Route 52, Liberty, N.Y. 12754.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Harris Funeral Home in Liberty.
Elizabeth Dulgerian Hamelburg of Liberty, a homemaker and 22-year area resident, died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at her home after a long illness. She was 85 years of age.
The daughter of the late Edwin and Elizabeth Sharp Muir, she was born September 8, 1916, in Lochmor, Scotland. She was the widow of Charles "Barkev" Dulgerian and Frank Hamelburg.
She is survived by four daughters, Barbara VanVliet of Liberty, and Judith Langer, Karen Williams and Kathleen Ward, all of Newburgh; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Services were private.
Cremation was made at the Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Ramsay's Funeral Home in Liberty.
Harold J. Roberts
Ret. Businessman, 79
Harold J. Roberts of Livingston Manor, a lifelong area resident and a retired businessman, died Monday, July 8, 2002, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. He was 79 years of age.
The son of the late Harold and Florence Ochse Roberts, he was born June 25, 1923, in Livingston Manor. He was the widower of Teresa Roberts.
Mr. Roberts was a retired partner with his brother, John, of the Alpine Spring Dairy and DuBois Fuels.
He was a member of the Manor Hose Company of the Livingston Manor Fire Department, Livingston Manor Fire Police and a charter member of the Shin Creek Hunting Club.
Mr. Roberts is survived by his wife, Doris Roberts, at home; two step-daughters and their husbands, Patricia and David Wagenknecht of Newton, Mass., and Renee and Michael Ripa of Walton; a step-son and his wife, Frank and Sandra Schraeder of Livingston Manor; a brother and sister-in-law, John E. and Marion Roberts of Seven Lakes, N.C.; a sister-in-law, Esther Roberts of Port Richey, Fla.; three grandsons; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Ralph G. Roberts and William M. Roberts.
Graveside services and burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at the Lew Beach Cemetery with the Rev. Gerald Wondra officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Livingston Manor Volunteer Ambulance Corps or to the Livingston Manor Fire Department, both at Livingston Manor, N.Y. 12758.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Herbert C. Bryant Funeral Home in Livingston Manor.
Sull. Ind. Driver, 44
Barry Patton of Harris, a driver for Sullivan Industries in Monticello and a lifelong area resident, died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at his home. He was 44 years of age.
The son of James Fehsal and the late Glendora Fehsal, he was born May 23, 1956, in Nyack.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Patton, at home; four sons, Brian Patton of Liberty, and Michael Patton, David Patton and Matthew Patton, all at home; his father of Livingston Manor; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Billy Patton of Illinois, Kevin and Sherry Patton and Steve and Angie Patton, all of Loch Sheldrake; four sisters and two brothers-in-law, Ann and Charlie Winters, Sue Fehsal, all of Loch Sheldrake, Skye and Jim Wilbur of Liberty, and Dawn Fehsal of Buffalo; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, James Patton.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the Herbert C. Bryant Funeral Home, 29 Pearl St., Livingston Manor.
Services will be held at 8 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Stewart F. Pohlman officiating.
Private cremation will be made at the Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope.
Dorothy Leach of Tennanah Lake, Roscoe, a homemaker and a longtime area resident, died Monday, July 8, 2002 at the Roscoe Community Nursing Home in Roscoe. She was 64 years of age.
The daughter of the late Adolph and Dorothy Murray Larsen, she was born May 23, 1938, in Canarsie, Brooklyn.
She is survived by her husband, Maurice M. Leach, at home; a daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Lemi Yelekli of Fremont Center; a son and daughter-in-law, Sgt. Clifford and Marion Leach of the US Army Ledward Barracks in Schweinfurt, Germany; a brother and sister-in-law, Walter and Helen Larsen of Schwartz, Tex.; and four grandchildren, Nora and Megan Yelekli and Joshua and Benjamin Leach.
A memorial service was held with the Rev. Robert Hoag officiating.
Cremation was made at the Twin Tiers Crematory in Endicott.
Burial of the cremains will be made in the Fremont Center Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Hudson Valley District Office, 169 Green St., Kingston, N.Y. 12401 or to the Upper Delaware Ambulance Corps, P.O. Box 238, Hankins, N.Y. 12741.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Callicoon.
Mark S. Brown
Auto Mechanic, 42
Mark Steven Brown of Bloomingburg, an auto mechanic and lifelong area resident, died Monday, July 8, 2002, at his home. He was 42 years of age.
The son of James and Shirley Hendershot Brown, he was born October 5, 1959, in Goshen. He was the widower of Ann Juray Brown who died June 25, 2002.
He is survived by his companion, Cathleen Sherman; his mother of Huguenot; his father of Port Jervis; two sons, Mark and James Brown, both of Huguenot; two daughters, Theresa Brown of Walden and Victoria Brown of Huguenot; four brothers and sisters-in-law, Walter and Elizabeth Brown of Sparrowbush, Larry and Colleen Brown of Huguenot, Peter and Lisa Brown of Waco, Tex., and Jason and Donna Brown of Cuddebackville; a sister and brother-in-law, Laura and Davis McKee of Micco, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, on Friday from 1 to 2 p.m.
Services will be held Friday at the funeral home at 2 p.m. with Pastor Joe Iannone officiating.
Cremation will be made at the H.G. Smith Crematory in Stroudsburg, Pa.
Ret. Nurses' Aide, 81
Evelyn M. McCabe Nannery of Binghamton, a homemaker and a retired longtime nurses' aide at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Binghamton, died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital after a long illness. She was 81 years of age.
The widow of Patrick J. Nannery, she was a member of Sts. Cyril and Methodius Church.
In a family statement, it was said, "Evelyn was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend to all and had a great love of animals."
She is survived by a sister, Marcella Speicher of Johnson City; four sons and three daughters-in-law, Patrick and Arlene Nannery, Kevin Nannery, Joseph and Joan Nannery, all of Binghamton, and Timothy and Lori Nannery of Newark Valley; four daughters, Patricia Nannery of Binghamton, Marcella Grady and Ann McLain, both of Owego and Evelyn Dold of Binghamton; 17 grandchildren, Arlene and Tom, Jonathan and Elizabeth, Christopher, Brian and Kelly, Shaun, Jerry, Colleen and Tony, Kathleen, Billy and Shannon, Sheila and Rob, Brendan and with special mention of Stephanie Dold, who was also her caretaker; and 19 great-grandchildren, Heather, Meghan, Joshua, Nathaniel, Jacob, Jonathan, Alexander, Nicholas, Liam, Aiden, Michael, Joseph, Denzel, Devaughn, Deandra, Seth, Alyssa, Gabriel and Xian. She was predeceased by two grandsons, Patrick F. Nannery II and Patrick J. Nannery II.
Services will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Sedloch Funeral Home, Inc., 161 Clinton St., Binghamton followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. at St. Cyril's Church.
Burial will be made in St. Patrick's Cemetery in Long Eddy.
Nicolina M. Schinaia
Ret. Offc. Emply., 78
Nicolina M. Schinaia of Wurtsboro, a retired office employee for Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. in New York City and a more than 50-year area resident, died Thursday, July 11, 2002, at the Horton Medical Center in Middletown. She was 78 years of age.
The daughter of the late Frank and Josephine Cannazzaro Salerno, she was born May 15, 1924, in Manhattan.
Mrs. Schinaia was a member of St. Joseph Church and was active in the Ave Maria Guild. She was also a member of the Mamakating Senior Citizens and the Mamakating Republican Club.
In a family statement, it was said, "Anybody who knew Lena will remember her fondly as a feisty woman with a very distinctive style."
She is survived by her husband, Liberato C. Schinaia, at home; a brother, Anthony Salerno of Yorktown Heights; two sisters, Angela Giannettino of Suffern and Jean Altavilla of Chestnut Ridge; a granddaughter, Leigh Anne; a grandson, Jody and his wife, Staci; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sons, Frank and Vito Schinaia.
Friends may call at the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home, 111 Sullivan Street, Wurtsboro, on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:15 a.m. with the Rev. Peter Madori officiating.
Burial will be made in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Wurtsboro.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 159 Green St., Kingston, N.Y. 12401 or to Make-A-Wish Foundation, 828 South Broadway, The Wish House, Tarrytown, N.Y. 10591.
William J. Davis
Ret. NYDOT Super, 65
William J. Davis of Roscoe, a retired supervisor with the New York State Department of Transportation and a lifelong area resident, died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at the Wilson Hospital in Johnson City. He was 65 years of age.
The son of the late William H. and Ethel Edwards Davis, he was born January 8, 1937, in Fishs Eddy.
A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, he was a member of the Floyd Keener American Legion Post #315 in Roscoe. Mr. Davis had been an active member of the Roscoe Hose Co. #1 since 1964 and served in several offices. He was a former fire commissioner of the Roscoe Fire District and had also been a Boy Scout leader, a 4-H leader and a Little League coach for the Roscoe groups.
He is survived by his wife, Ann Roser Davis, at home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Cindy and Olan Nead of Downsville and Rose and Tom Rampe of Roscoe; a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Toni Davis of Delancey; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Kathryn and Bernie Carpenter of Ft. Myers, Fla., and Gladys and Dick Hyzer of Livingston Manor; and five grandchildren.
Friends may call on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Harris Funeral Home, Railroad Ave., Roscoe.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Robert W. Hoag officiating.
Burial will be made in the Riverview Cemetery in Roscoe.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.
Charles H. Conway
Ret. Air Force DOT, 76
Charles H. Conway of Monument, Colo., a retired member of the U.S. Air Force Department of Transportation, died Tuesday, July 2, 2002, in Monument. He was 76 years of age.
The son of the late John and Mary Murran Conway, he was born July 5, 1925, in Monticello.
Mr. Conway was a member of St. Peter's Church in Monument, Colo.
He is survived by his wife, Yvonne "Jackie" Marie Leroux Conway, at home; several nieces and nephews; and a brother, William Conway of Rock Hill.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Peter's Church last week.
Burial with military honors will be made July 15 at the Monument City Cemetery in Monument, Colo.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter's Church, 55 N. Jefferson St., Monument, Colo. 80132.
Ambulette Driver, 71
John O'Rourke of Liberty, a 35-year area resident and a driver for Unity Ambulette Service in Liberty, died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. He was 71 years of age.
The son of the late James F. and Helen Andersen O'Rourke, he was born January 19, 1931, in New York CIty.
Mr. O'Rourke was a member of the First Church of Monticello Presbyterian.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Janet Comfort O'Rourke, at home; three sons, John O'Rourke of Bayville, James O'Rourke of Dunkirk and Christopher O'Rourke of New Mexico; two daughters, JoAnn Eggleton of Fallsburg and Susan Sanchez of New Mexico; three brothers, Rev. James O'Rourke of Bethel, and Robert Jahn and Arthur Jahn, both of Monticello; two sisters, Carol Schoonmaker of Monticello and Helen Wall of Kill Devil Hills, N.C.; and seven grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Ramsay's Funeral Home, 55 St. John St., Monticello, on Saturday, July 13, from 7 to 9 p.m.
Services will be held at First Church of Monticello Presbyterian, on Sunday, at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Alex McLean officiating.
Burial will be made in the VanKeuren Cemetery in Swan Lake.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Church of Monticello Presbyterian, Jones St., Monticello, N.Y. 12701.