March 18, 2003
Ret. Bus Driver, 70
Evelyn K. Hatton, a lifelong resident of Youngsville, a retired bus driver for the Milton Gaebel Bus Company in Youngsville and a stock clerk at Eddie's Market in Jeffersonville, died Friday, March 14, 2003, at her home. She was 70 years of age.
The daughter of the late W alter and Wilhelmina Wood, she was born October 29, 1932, in Youngsville.
Mrs. Hatton was a member of the Youngsville Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by her husband, William Hatton, at home; a son, William Hatton Jr. of Bethel; three daughters, LuAnn Youmans, Karen Welau and June Hatton, all of Youngsville; seven grandchildren, William Hatton, Eric, Jessica and Brett Youmans, and Stephanie, Sara and Melanie Werlau; two brothers, Walter Wood and his wife, Nora, of the state of Florida, and Roy Wood of Youngsville; a sister, Elsie Parks and her husband, Les, of Youngsville; and many nieces and nephews.
Cremation was made at the Twin Tiers Crematory in Endicott.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Inc., 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550.
Arrangements were made by the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home in Jeffersonville.
George Eden Jr.
Ret. Painter, 73
George A. Eden Jr. of Damascus, Pa., a retired painter and a 60-year area resident, died Thursday, March 13, 2003 at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale, Pa. He was 73 years of age.
The son of George A. Sr. and Mabel Eden, he was born June 23, 1929, in New York City.
A World War II veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a member of Delaware Lodge #561, F.&A.M., in Callicoon, and a member of the American Legion. He was also a talented furniture restorer.
Mr. Eden is survived by his wife, Marilyn Wall Eden, at home; two children, Lillian Ferber of Callicoon and Robert Eden of Damascus, Pa.; a sister, Doris Eden of Damascus, Pa.; and three grandchildren.
Graveside services and burial were held Monday at the Hillside Cemetery in Damascus, Pa., with the Rev. George Gallandorn officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Damascus Ambulance Corps, Damascus, Pa. 18415.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Rasmussen Sons Funeral Home in Narrowsburg.
Marie T. Ward
Marie T. Ward of Grahamsville, a homemaker and lifelong area resident, died Friday, March 14, 2003, in Grahamsville. She was 76 years of age.
The daughter of the late Claude and Clara Conklin Terwilliger, she was born September 23, 1926, in Willowemoc.
Mrs. Ward is survived by two sons, Keith Ward of Liberty and Steven Ward of Grahamsville, her companion, Everett Smith, at home; a sister, June Terwilliger of Liberty; a niece, Beverly Watson of Liberty; a nephew, Gary Bivins of Willowemoc; and nine grandchildren. She was predeceased by a sister, Myrtle Matcheson.
Graveside services and burial will be held in the spring at the Claryville Cemetery with the Rev. William Lamb officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Orange-Sullivan Hospice, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550.
Arrangements were made by the Harris Funeral Home in Liberty.
Julianna Conklin, 1
Julianna Conklin of Newburgh died Wednesday, March 12, 2003, at St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital, Newburgh Campus. She was 1 year of age.
The daughter of Nicholas R. Jr. and Christina L. Dayton Conklin, she was born March 1, 2003, in Valhalla.
She is survived by her parents and a sister, Hailey Conklin, all at home; her paternal grandparents, Barbara and Gil Catabay of Wurtsboro; her maternal grandmother, Cindy Lyons of Newburgh; her paternal great-grandparents, Eleanor and Walter Conklin of Chester and Wiltrud Hughes of Pine Bush; her maternal great-grandparents, Mary and George Lorditch of Newburgh; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. She was predeceased by her paternal grandfather, Nicholas R. Conklin Sr.
Sevices were held Friday at the Smith, Seaman and Quackenbush Funeral Home in Monroe with the Rev. Vincent Howley officiating.
Burial was made in the Monroe Cemetery.
Ret. Supervisor, 77
Joan Powell of Lew Beach, a retired housekeeping supervisor at the Montrose Veterans Hospital and an author, died Thursday, March 13, 2003, at her home. She was 77 years of age.
The daughter of the late John J. and Ida Mae Wilson Connolly, she was born October 13, 1925, at the Manhattan Lying-In Hospital. She was the widow of James Powell who died May 23, 1978.
Mrs. Powell grew up in the Highbridge section of the Bronx and attended school and the Union Reformed Church of Highbridge.
Upon retiring to Lew Beach, Mrs. Powell co-authored a history book titled "Beaverkill Valley, a Journey Through Time."
She is survived by two sons, John H. Powell and his wife, Dee, of Brooksville, Me., and James A. Powell of Lew Beach; two granddaughters, Caitlin and Jenny; a sister-in-law, Anne Powell MacInnes; a niece, Donna Glancey, and her sons, Shawn and Jason; a nephew, James MacInnes; and many friends.
A memorial service will be held on July 6 at 12:30 p.m. at the Lew Beach Methodist Church with the Rev. Kathryn Loizeaux officiating. A reception and celebration of her life will follow at the Beaverkill Valley Fire House. All friends and acquaintances are welcome to attend.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Beaverkill Valley Fire Company, HCR 1, Lew Beach, N.Y. 12858.
Arrangements were made by the Herbert C. Bryant Funeral Home in Livingston Manor.
Helen P. VanTyle
Helen Prindiville VanTyle of Gahanna, Ohio, a homemaker and a former longtime resident of Bethel, died Friday, March 14, 2003, in Gahanna. She was 89 years of age.
Mrs. VanTyle was the widow of William L. VanTyle.
She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Helen and Bruce Stassfurth and Joan and Bernard Hanlon; a son, Demmon VanTyle; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two sisters-in-law, Julie Prindiville and Rita Fitzgerald.
A Funeral Mass will be offered on Tuesday, March 18, at the Newman Center in Columbus, Ohio.
Graveside services and burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Evergreen Cemetery in Bethel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Disease Association, 3380 Tremont Rd., Columbus, Ohio, 43221 or to Hospice of Riverside & Grant, 3535 Olentangy River Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43214.
Joseph Shkoditch of Mountaindale, a pressman, died Friday, March 14, 2003, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. He was 63 years of age.
The son of the late Alexander and Susan Kundla Shkoditch, he was born January 19, 1940, in New York City.
He is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Sophi and George Kwoka of Mountaindale; a brother, Alexander Shkoditch of Levittown, L.I.; five nephews and their spouses, George Jr. and Helene Shkoditch of Mountaindale, John and Regina Shkoditch of Staten Island, Alexander Jr. and Susan Shkoditch and Paul Shkoditch, all of Levittown, and Frank and Diane Shkoditch of Happauge, L.I.; a niece, Suzanne Lewis and her husband, Stephen of Greenwich, Conn.; 14 grandnieces and grandnephews, Matthew, Adam. Christopher, Andrew, Gregory, Michael, Stephen, Kristen, Nicole, Courtney, Daniel, Jennifer, Alexandria and Robert. He was predeceased by a sister, Anna Zeppa.
Services will be held Tuesday at the Colonial Memorial Funeral Home in Ellenville with Fr. Nicholai Babistchouck.
Burial will be made in the Fantinekill Cemetery in Ellenville.
Leona E. Poppo
Leona E. Poppo of Oak Ridge, a homemaker and a 58-year area resident, died Saturday, March 15, 2003, at her home. She was 72 years of age.
The daughter of Walter and Ethel Yost Lewis, she was born July 27, 1930, in Frackville, Pa.
Mrs. Poppo was a member of the Church of St. Mary and St. Andrew and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Cook-Taylor Post #111, American Legion, both in Ellenville.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph Poppo, at home; four sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Melony of Bakersville, N.C., William and Barbara Poppo of Woodstock, Allan and Merrill Poppo of Charlotte, N.C., and Joseph and Kathleen Poppo of Parksville; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Linda Kearn of Spring Glen, Bonnie and Peter Doolittle of Oak Ridge, Lisa and Samuel Nadiak of Ellenville and Christy and Donald Awe of Altamonte Springs, Fla.; 13 grandchildren, Sonny Poppo, Nicole Schleif, Vinny Poppo, Rosie Poppo, Ashlee Poppo, Rebekka Doolittle, Erica Poppo, Adam Nadiak, Jessica Ropke, Amanda Doolittle, Kristen Poppo, Kimberly Poppo, Brenna Doolittle, Jullian Nadiak, Alex Awe, Olivia Awe and Joseph Poppo; a brother, Robert Lewis of Kerhonkson; and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of St. Mary and St. Andrew in Ellenville.
Burial will be made in the Fantinekill Cemetery in Ellenville.
Anthony J. Veling
Anthony J. Veling of Bloomingburg, a self-employed plumber for T.J. Installation in Bloomingburg and former resident of Upper Saddle River, N.J., died Friday, March 14, 2003, He was 37 years of age.
Mr. Veling was a member of the Upper Saddle River Ambulance Corps in New Jersey.
He is survived by his wife, Lisa Rohe Veling; a daughter, Nicole; his mother and stepfather, Virginia (Evans) and Marinus Outslay; a brother, Michael; and his grandmother, Virginia Evans. He was predeceased by a brother, Albert.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at the VanEmburgh-Sneider Funeral Home in Ramsey.
Entombment will be made at the George Washington Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.
Ret. NYPD Det., 74
James Pritchard of Pompano Beach, Fla., and Wurtsboro Hills, a former resident of Mineola and a retired New York Police Department detective, died Saturday, March 8, 2003, in Florida. He was 74 years of age.
Mr. Pritchard was an honorary member of the Knights of Columbus and the Broward County (Fla.) 10-13 Club.
In a family statement, it was said, "He will be missed dearly by his family and friends. Thank you, Daddy."
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Lillian Pritchard; a daughter and son-in-law, Alice and Donald Angerer of Brandon, Fla.; two sons, Vincent Pritchard of Walton, and Kirk and his wife, Kathleen Pritchard of Montgomery; 10 grandchildren, Vincent, James, Michael, Christopher, Vanessa, Erik, Karli, Taylor, Ryan and Casey; a sister, Dorothy Quit, and a brother, John Pritchard, both of Florida; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, James Pritchard.
No information about services and burial were provided.