July 30, 2004
Anna M. Haiss
Anna M. Haiss of Liberty, a homemaker and a lifelong area resident, died Tuesday, July 27, 2004, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. She was 99 years of age.
The daughter of the late Michael and Anna Monahan Mullen, she was born July 14, 1905, in Parksville. She was the widow of Charles Haiss.
Mrs. Haiss was a member of St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church in Liberty.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Charles M. and Janet Haiss of Woodbourne; two daughters, Susanne Meyer and her husband, Carl, of Bethel, and Henrietta Lynch of Liberty; a son-in-law, George Wagner of Bethel; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter, Elizabeth Wagner.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11:45 a.m. on Friday at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, 264 N. Main St., Liberty.
Burial will be made in St. Peter's Cemetery in Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter's Church, 264 N. Main St., Liberty, N.Y. 12754.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Ramsay's Funeral Home in Liberty.
Rudy Filipovits of Baltimore, Md., a former manager of the Concord Hotel Coffee Shop in Kiamesha Lake and a former resident of Ferndale, died Sunday, July 25, 2004, in Maryland after a short illness. He was 54 years of age.
The son of Helen Ivankovits Filipovits and the late Paul Filipovits, he was born April 5, 1950, in Hungary.
He moved to the United States in 1957 and had lived in Baltimore for 37 years, moving there from Ferndale. He was a 27-year employee of Martin's Caterers of Baltimore, Md.
Mr. Filipovits was a member of St. Peter's Church in Liberty and a member of the Father Thomas Cronin Knights of Columbus in Liberty.
He is survived by his mother of Ferndale; a son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Jenny Filipovits of Taneytown, Md.; a daughter, Tracy Filip-ovits of Laurel, Md.; a granddaughter, Emma; a brother, John Filipovits and his companion, Nancy Crawford, of White Sulphur Springs; his fiancée, Brenda Madison, at home; his former wife, Sue Filipovits of Maryland; an uncle, Hans, and his wife, Gerlinda, of Austria; and several cousins.
Friends may call at the Ramsay's Funeral Home, 275 S. Main St., Liberty, on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m. on Saturday at St. Peter's Church, 264 N. Main St., Liberty, with Monsignor Edward Straub officiating.
Burial will be made in St. Peter's Cemetery in Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 95 Schwenk Dr., Kingston, N.Y. 12401 or to the charity of one's choice.
Owned Med. Co., 62
Ellen Weaver Schmidt of Loch Arbor, N.J., the owner of St. Paul's Medical in Jersey City for many years, died Monday, July 26, 2004, at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx. She was 62 years of age.
Born and raised in Jersey City, she had lived in Loch Arbor for the past six years. She was a longtime communicant of St. Aidan's R.C . Church and a graduate of Lincoln High School, both in Jersey City.
She is survived by her husband, Harold J. Schmidt Sr., at home; a son, Harold J. Schmidt Jr. of Hilldale; two daughters, Jennifer Schmidt of Manhattan and Caroline
Schmidt of Glen Spey; and two grandsons, Joseph and Stefan Schmidt.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Thursday at St. Catharine's R.C. Church in Spring Lake, N.J.
Entombment was made in St. Catharine's Cemetery in Sea Girt, N.J.
Elizabeth F. "Betty" Reiver of Grant, Fla., a former 30-year resident of Bloomingburg and a homemaker, died Sunday, July 18, 2004, in Grant, Fla. She was 80 years of age.
The daughter of the late Andrew and Helen Tyler, she was born November 18, 1923, in Buffalo. She was the widow of Eldwood E. Reiver.
Mrs. Reiver was a longtime member of the Church of the Infant Savior in Pine Bush.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth E. and Mary A. Reiver of Unionville; two grandchildren, Stephen and Michael, at home, who will remember her for her special books and cookie jar; a sister, Dorothy H. Treadwell; and a brother, Joseph Tyler. She was predeceased by a brother, George Tyler, and a sister, Gertrude Tyler.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 18, at 1:30 p.m. at the Church of the Infant Savior in Pine Bush.
Burial of the cremains will be made in the Bloomingburg Rural Cemetery.
Mildred K. Drutt, 91
Ret. Monticello Teacher
Mildred Klein Drutt of Roseville, Calif., a retired Monticello Central School teacher, died Monday, July 26, 2004, in Roseville, Calif. She was 91 years of age.
The daughter of the late Mollie and Bernath Klein, she was born August 8, 1912, in Forestburgh.
Mrs. Drutt attended St. Joseph's School and received her teaching credential from New Paltz State Normal School. She also received credentials from New York University and Cornell University and taught for the Monticello Central School system for 40 years before retiring in 1968. Mrs. Drutt spent her last 17 years as a resident of the Park Roseville retirement community in Roseville.
She is survived by a son, Matthew Drutt, a daughter-in-law, Lisa Drutt, and two grandchildren, Lindsay and Kayla, all of Folsom, Calif.; a sister-in-law, Blossom Klein; and two nephews, Jeffery and Ken Klein. She was predeceased by two brothers, Milton and Joseph Klein.
Services will be held at the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home, 388 (186) Broadway, Monticello, on Friday at 10 a.m. Rabbi Irving Goodman will officiate.
Burial will be made in the Jewish General Aide Cemetery in Harris.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hebrew Day School of
Sullivan and Ulster County, Route 42, Kiamesha Lake, N.Y. 12751.