February 20, 2004
Irene C. Steiger
Irene Caroline Steiger, a six-year resident of Bloomingburg and a homemaker, died Monday, February 16, 2004, at the Baksh Health Care Center in Montgomery. She was 79 years of age.
The daughter of the late Albert and Irene McGarry Palmer, she was born May 21, 1924, in New York City. She was the widow of Edward E. Steiger.
In a family statement, it was said, "She is now in God's hands. May she rest in peace."
She is survived by a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Robert and Marion Steiger of Bloomingburg; and several nieces, nephews and other sisters-in-law.
Services were held at the Morse Funeral Home in Middletown Wednesday evening.
Burial was made in St. Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 2 Jefferson Plaza, Suite 102, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12601-4027.
Ret. Parole Officer
Jacob Millstein, a longtime Sullivan County resident, died Sunday, February 1, 2004, in Boca Raton, Fla.
He was a poultryman, parole officer and a retired supervising parole officer for the New York State Division of Parole.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Lila Millstein; and three children, Nita, Danny and Mona.
No further information was submitted.
Ruth T. Kane
Ret. Art Teacher, 87
Ruth T. Kane of Roscoe, a retired high school art teacher and an area resident for more than 50 years, died Tuesday, February 17, 2004, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. She was 87 years of age.
The daughter of the late William and Maude Snyder Townsend, she was born February 13, 1917, in Pulaski. She was the widow of Carl L. Kane who died in 1993.
Mrs. Kane was a more than 50-year member of the United Church of Roscoe, a member of the women's auxiliary of the church and a former member of the church choir. She was also a member of the Roscoe-Rockland Garden Club and a former art teacher in the Livingston Manor Central School and Roscoe Central School, retiring from the latter.
She is survived by a daughter, Linda Kane of Roscoe.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at the Harris Funeral Home, Railroad Avenue, Roscoe, with the Rev. Gerald Wondra officiating.
Burial will be made in the Riverview Cemetery in Roscoe in the spring.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Roscoe Free Library, 85 Highland Avenue, Roscoe, N.Y. 12776.
Zelda Moses, 90
Former Bank Employee
Zelda Karchmer Moses of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., a former longtime resident of Woodridge, died Monday, February 16, 2004, at University Hospital Hospice in Tamarac, Fla. She was 90 years of age.
The daughter of the late William and Ida Krisosky Kronenberg, she was born October 6, 1913, in New York City. She was the widow of Samuel Karchmer, a Monticello native who was associated with the Rhulen Company until his death in 1975, and also the widow of Nat Moses who died in 1991.
Mrs. Moses is survived by a son, Charles Karchmer of Manhattan; and many nieces and nephews, including Harold Kronenberg, former Sullivan County Fire Coordinator, and his brother, George Kronenberg.
Services were held Thursday at the Woodridge Synagogue with Rabbi Irving Goodman officiating.
Burial was made in the Woodridge Synagogue Cemetery in Glen Wild.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home in Monticello.
Ret. Machinist, 95
Ivan Domarew of Ellenville, a retired machinist for Ulster Tool and Die in Hurley and a 7-year area resident, died Sunday, February 15, 2004, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. He was 95 years of age.
The son of the late Anthony and Elizabeth Domarew, he was born January 22, 1909, in Ukraine.
Mr. Domarew was a member of the All Saints Orthodox Church in Pine Bush.
He is survived by his wife, Anna Chleboiko Domarew, at home; three sons and daughters-in-law, Walter and Mary Domarew of Ellenville, William and Nancy Domarew of Grahamsville and Fred and Kathy Domarew of Dover Plains; and four grandchildren, Christopher, Adam, Rachel and Erika.
Friends may gather at the Loucks Funeral Home, Route 209, Ellenville at 9:30 a.m. on Friday for a procession to the All Saints Church, 287 Jansen Road, Pine Bush, where services will be held at 10:30 a.m. with Archpriest Nicholai Babijtchouk officiating.
Burial will be made in All Saints Orthodox Cemetery in Pine Bush.
Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Church, 287 Jansen Rd., Pine Bush, N.Y. 12566.
Florence Ahrenholz of Hyde Park, a former resident of Rhinebeck, died Thursday, February 12, 2004, She was 81 years of age.
The daughter of the late Henry and Olga Frey Robin, she was born August 17, 1922, in Queens. She was the widow of Kenneth R. Ahrenholz who died on October 10, 2000.
Mrs. Ahrenholz is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Robin and Vincent Gilroy of Lake Wylie, S.C., and their children, Brian, David, Peter, and Kara, and Ellen and Edward Wolchick of St. Leonard, Md., and their children, Leslie, Edward, Alexander and Jessica; a son, and his wife, Kenneth R. and Ellen Ahrenholz Jr. of Hyde Park and their children, Timothy Woodbury, Kevin, Seth and Melinda; a sister and brother-in-law, Gladys and Edward Maier of Wurtsboro; two sisters-in-law, Catherine Robin and Florence Wood; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Arthur Robin in 1982.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on April 13 at the Church of Messiah in Rhinebeck.
Burial will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dutchess County, Violet Ave., Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12601 or to Hospice of Calvert County in Maryland.
Carol Case Burns
Carol A. Case Burns of Mount Pleasant, S.C., died Monday, February 16, 2004 at a hospital in South Carolina. She was 65 years of age.
The daughter of the late Arthur E. and Kathryn Murran Case, she was born November 12, 1938, in Monticello. She was the widow of George A. Burns Sr.
Mrs. Burns was a member of Christ Our King Catholic Church and the Southeast Therapy Animal Resources. She was a member of the Lowcountry Dog Agility Club, the Charleston Kennel Club, the National Bloodhound Association, the National Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Association, the Monticello Kennel Club and a past president of the Rock Hill Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. She had worked in hotel management in New York State and Aruba.
She is survived by a son, Steven A. Burns of Las Vegas, Nev.; a sister and brother-in-law, Jean E. and Frederick V. Suter of Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; and several nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. She was predeceased by a son, George A. Burns Jr.
A Memorial Mass will be offered on Friday at Christ Our King Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Southeast Therapy Animal Resources, 5512 Jason Core, North Charleston, S.C. 29418 or to the Rock Hill Fire Department or the Rock Hill Volunteer Ambulance Corps, both at Rock Hill, N.Y. 12775.
Raymond S. Jardine
Raymond Scott Jardine of Saint James City, Fla., a former resident of Liberty, died on January 18, 2004, at his home. He was 49 years of age.
He moved from Liberty to Pine Island, Fla., in 1998 where he became well-known for his musical talents.
In a family statement, it was said, "Ray will be greatly missed by his loving family and his many friends who enjoyed his music, conversation and generosity."
He is survived by his wife, Mary; three daughters, Samantha, Taylor and Lindsey; a son, Devin; his mother, Kathleen Jarvis; four sisters and two brothers-in-law, Robin and Bill Bainlardi, Janine Jardine and her husband, Andy, Laura Jardine and Valerie Jardine; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Rick and Roberta Jardine and Chris and Jane Jardine; and several nieces and a nephew.
A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, March 6, at 3 p.m. at Warehouse III in Liberty. All those who knew and loved Ray are invited to gather and share their memories and music. Contact Gary Silver at 794-4300 or 292-3724 for more information.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ray Jardine Memorial Fund, c/o South Trust Bank, 10171 Stringfellow Rd., Saint James City, Fla. 33956.
William G. Heins
Ret. Florist, 92
William G. Heins, a longtime resident of Monticello with a winter home in Jensen Beach, Fla., died Wednesday, February 18, 2004, at the Martin Memorial Medical Center in Stuart, Fla. He was 92 years of age.
Mr. Heins was a co-proprietor of the Monticello Greenhouses for 38 years.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Carolyn Heins, at home; four sons, William G. Heins Jr. and Wayne Heins, both of Monticello, Peter Heins of Livingston Manor and Bobby Heins of White Plains; two daughters, Patricia Lawrence and Sally Jasuta, both of Monticello; two step-sons, Peter Shepherd of Deer Park and James Shepherd of Schenectady; a brother, Richard Heins of Monticello; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at a later date in Monticello.
Ret. Offc. Mgr., 63
Alberta M. Crawford of Rock Hill, a retired office manager for Leisure Time Ice and Spring Water in Monticello, died Wednesday, February 18, 2004, at her home. She was 63 years of age.
The daughter of Ethel Hornbeck Smith and the late Oscar Smith, she was born August 30, 1940, in Monticello.
She is survived by her husband, Lawrence Crawford, at home; a daughter, Debra Steingart of Monticello; two sons, Brian Crawford and his partner, Horst, of Tampa, Fla., and Steven Crawford and his wife, Karen, of Port Charlotte, Fla.; her mother and stepfather, John Ritzel, of Port Orange, Fla.; two grandsons, Ehren and Christopher Steingart of Monticello; a brother, Roger Smith of Goshen; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Robert Smith.
Friends may call at the VanInwegen-Kenny Funeral Home, 195 Broadway, Monticello, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.
Burial will be made at the Glen Wild Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Hudson Valley, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550.