Alfred J. McCoyd
Operated Kilcoin's, 81
Alfred J. "Allie" McCoyd of Richmond, Va., a former 38-year resident of Sullivan County, more recently of Swan Lake, and known for the magic tricks he performed at Kilcoin's Tavern in Swan Lake which he operated with his wife, Helen, for many years, died Sunday, September 28, 2003, at St. Mary's Hospital in Richmond, Va. He was 81 years of age.
The son of the late Walter and Elizabeth Kelly McCoyd, he was born November 5, 1921, in Brooklyn.
A World War II veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Marines, Mr. McCoyd was a member of the Russell D. Sprague Post #119, American Legion, in Liberty He was a member of St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, a 4th Degree Knight in the Father Cronin Council, Knights of Columbus and Liberty Elks #1545 BPOE, all in Liberty; a member of the Sioux Hunting Club in Cochecton; and a member of the Swan Lake Fire Department.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Helen E . Kilcoin McCoyd; two daughters, Patricia Ross of Richmond, Va., and Pamela Liepshutz of Tallahassee, Fla.; four grandchildren, Heather Marie Doran, Amy Elizabeth Deady, Kelly Liepshutz and Michael Liepshutz; two great-granddaughters, Haley Elizabeth Doran and Grace Marie Deady; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Walter McCoyd.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Friday at 11:45 a.m. at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, 264 North Main St., Liberty.
Burial will be made in the Sullivan County Veterans Cemetery in Liberty.
Funeral arrangements were made by Ramsay's Funeral Home in Liberty.
Truck Driver, 70
Leland Turner of Jeffersonville, a truck driver, the former owner of Lee's Inn in Hurleyville and a lifelong area resident, died Tuesday, September 30, 2003, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. He was 70 years of age.
The son of the late Harry G. and Florence Lee Turner, he was born July 14, 1933, in Hurleyville.
Mr. Turner was a member of the Hurleyville United Methodist Church, a member and past chief of the Hurleyville Fire Department and a past president of the Methol Hunting Club.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Lillian Zalsky Turner, at home; two sons, Daniel Lee Turner of Illinois and Ross Henry Joyce-Turner and his wife, Rose, of Jeffersonville; a daughter and son-in-law, Wendy Lee and Jason Anderson of Harrison; two brothers, Fred Turner and his wife, Carol, of Hurleyville, and Russell Turner of Neversink; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Phyllis and Bill Fix of Valatie and Ginger ad Victor McCarthy of Hurleyville; and two grandchildren, Meghan and Joseph. He was predeceased by a brother, Robert Turner.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at the Hurleyville United Methodist Church with the Rev. Robert Pinto officiating.
Interment will be made in the Hurleyville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Jeffersonville Ambulance Corps, P.O. Box 608, Jeffersonville, N.Y. 12748 or to the Hurleyville Fire Department, P.O. Box 357, Hurleyville, N.Y 12747.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Colonial Memorial Funeral Home in Woodbourne.
Madeline Van Fradenburgh
Ret. Bookkeeper, 70
Madeline C. Van Fradenburgh of Kauneonga Lake, a retired bookkeeper for the Town of Bethel and a lifelong area resident, died Wednesday, October 1, 2003, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. She was 70 years of age.
The daughter of the late John and Katherine Abplanalp Abplanalp, she was born February 1, 1933, in Youngsville.
Mrs. Van Fradenburgh was a founding member of the Kauneonga Lake Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and secretary of the North White Lake Fire District. She was a former Cub Scout leader, Girl Scout leader from Brownies to Cadets, and a Sunday School teacher and member of the Community United Methodist Church in Kauneonga Lake.
In a family statement, it was said, "Madeline was a devoted and beloved wife, mother and grandmother. She will be deeply missed by all whose lives she touched with her love and kindness."
She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Edward E. Van Fradenburgh, at home; a son and daughter-in-law, John and Vicky Van Fradenburgh of Kauneonga Lake; a daughter, Cathy McFadden of White Lake; a brother-in-law, Roy Van Fradenburgh and his wife, Barbara, of Kauneonga Lake; a sister-in-law, Mary Etta Van Fradenburgh of Kauneonga Lake; a maternal aunt, Louise Kirk of Liberty; and two grandchildren, Kylie Van Fradenburgh and Lauren McFadden. She was predeceased by three brothers, Clarence Abplanalp, Eugene Abplanalp and Nelson Snyder, and a sister, Bertha Bernhardt.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday at the Ramsay's Funeral Home, 3534 Route 55, Kauneonga Lake, with the Rev. Kenneth Rodgers officiating.
Interment will be made in the Evergreen Cemetery in Bethel.
Betty J. Gabriel, 72
Betty J. Gabriel of Richmond, Va., a former resident of North Branch and the retired owner of the Horseshoe Forest Campground in Kauneonga Lake, died Sunday, September 28, 2003, in Henrico's Doctors Hospital in Richmond, Va. She was 72 years of age.
The daughter of the late Garrett and Nellie Miedema Van Dyke, she was born November 19, 1930, in Midland Park, N.J.
She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Suzanne and Peter Munley of Richmond, Va., and Gloria and Darryl Krause of Burlington, Vt.; a son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Mary Gabriel of North Branch; a sister, Thelma Van Beekum of North Haledon, N.J; eight grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
Graveside services and burial will be held on Saturday at the Sullivan County Veterans Cemetery, Sunset Lake Road, Liberty, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Bridgette LeConey officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Harris Funeral Home in Roscoe.
Henry W. Geed
Ret. Teacher, 97
Henry W. Geed of Weeki Wachee, Fla., a former resident of Callicoon Center and a retired teacher of the Bronx Vocational High School in the New York City School System, died Monday, September 29, 2003, at the Oak Hill Hospital in Brooksville, Fla. He was 97 years of age.
He was born in Queens.
Mr. Geed moved to Tampa from Callicoon Center over a year ago. He was of the Episcopal faith.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Moeller Geed of Weeki Wachee, Fla.; a son, Bruce Geed, and a daughter, Carolyn Curry, both of Callicoon Center; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services were arranged by the Brewer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Services Spring Hill (Fla.) Chapel.
Francis J. Feely
Ret. NY Fireman, 69
Francis J. Feely, a six-year resident of Middletown and a retired Lieutenant of the New York Fire Department with 32 years of service, died unexpectedly Friday, September 26, 2003, at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. He was 69 years of age.
The son of the late James and Rose Cassidy Feely, he was born March 8, 1934, in Brooklyn.
He earned a Bachelor's degree in Fire Science and joined the fire department.
A 20-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, Mr. Feely was a member of the Middletown BPOE #1097, the Wurtsboro American Legion and Our Lady of the Assumption R.C. Church in Bloomingburg.
In a family statement, it was said, "Family was his number one priority and he will be sorely missed by 'Pop-Pop's harem' (his seven granddaughters) and all of his family and many friends. He loved to bowl and recently discovered the wonderful world of golf. He had a wonderful sense of humor and was a friend to all."
He is survived by his wife, Patricia Feely, at home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Denise Feely of Winterton and Stephen and Donna Feely of Kiamesha Lake; a daughter, Alice Feely, and her partner, Shelly Zabrowsky of Brooklyn; a brother, James Feely of Garnerville; a sister and brother-in-law, Rosemarie and Robert Byrnes of Staten Island; seven granddaughters, Jennifer, Lauren, Stephanie, Caitlin, Michele, Shannon and Samantha; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Francis Jude Feely, and a brother, Jack Feely.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Wednesday at Our Lady of the Assumption R.C. Church in Bloomingburg with Father Raymond Bagdonis, O. Carm., officiating.
Burial was made in the family plot in the Bloomingburg Rural Cemetery.
Emanuella Pace, 95
Ret. Landscape Artist
Emanuella X. "Ella" Pace of Roscoe, a homemaker, a retired landscape artist and a 52-year area resident, died August 13, 2002, in Roseville, Calif. She was 95 years of age.
The daughter of the late Sebastian and Josephine Perrillo Vegliante, she was born March 9, 1907, in Saratoga Springs. She was the widow of Sabie Pace.
Mrs. Pace had been a member of Sullivan Chapter No. 298, Order of the Eastern Star, in Livingston Manor.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, William and Sherrie Pace of Maryland and Charles and Hilary Pace of California; five grandchildren, Anthony, Nicholas, Cynthia, Maureen and Christopher; and five great-grandchildren, Benjamin, Isabella, Julian, Catherine Joy and Erik. She was predeceased by a daughter, Joy.
Graveside services and burial will be held at noon on Saturday in St. Aloysius Cemetery in Livingston Manor, with Monsignor William Collins officiating.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Harris Funeral Home in Roscoe.